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Woodbury police officer Chris Rheault patrols the city on April 26, as part of the department's Street Crimes Unit.

Little-known police unit targets Woodbury crime trends

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Chris Rheault admits he was a skeptic.

As a Woodbury patrol officer, he had heard about the department's Street Crimes Unit and wondered if it was just a bunch of cops hanging around in parking lots waiting for crimes to be committed.


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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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