Jul 15, 2013 at 11:05 am
WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) When the Waite Park City Council meets tonight, they're expected to approve a resolution retiring the badge of the late officer Brad Thelen.
The 39 year-old Thelen--an 18 year veteran of the police force--died February 7th after battling cancer.
Waite Park Police Chief Dave Bentrud says Thelen was well-liked by everyone on the force and was passionate about serving the people of his hometown.
Thelen earned the Medal of Valor in 2009 for rescuing a suicidal person.
He's survived by his wife and two daughters.
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