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Woodbury police officer Marc Olson was recognized twice last week by Mothers Against Drunken Driving – one for qualifying as a top DWI enforcer, the other for outstanding achievement. (Staff photo by Mike Longaecker)

Olson comfortable in role as Woodbury's DWI enforcer

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Marc Olson wasn’t even on the force yet when he realized exactly what he wanted to do once he became a cop.

Olson was serving his last day as a Woodbury community service officer when he was called in 2010 to the scene of a serious injury crash at Woodbury Drive and Valley Creek Road. The crash left a young man critically injured; it was later learned the driver of the other vehicle registered a blood-alcohol content of 0.24.


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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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