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Moorcroft welcomes new officer

Katie Plum has been riding with Moorcroft Police Chief Bill Bryant for the last week, learning the area, alerts, rules and a plethora of other important facets of being a good cop as she makes the transition from a Great Falls, MT corrections officer to a Moorcroft, WY patrol officer.

The 35-year-old mother of three recently moved south to be closer to her sister, who resides in Gillette, with a plan.

"When I originally got here," Plum stated as she sat for a few minutes during her ride-along Sunday afternoon, "The goal was to go ahead and make the jump from corrections to patrol and I saw tha...

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