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Moorcroft welcomes new police officer

Trayton Dawson has chosen to begin his career in law enforcement with the Moorcroft Police Department.

"I've always wanted to be a cop; it's always been a dream of mine," he says.

"I was working out at Quality Agg and Construction and helping with wrestling practice and Cory [Allison] told me that there was a position opening and I should apply so I did."

Dawson is a native of Newcastle and has lived in Moorcroft for about five years with wife Hailie. "We got married last July," he says.

The officer said that his family is "super excited" about his chosen vocation and that his wife isn't...