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Hudson hires police chief

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Jim Coan of Whitewater has been hired as the new chief of the Hudson Police Department.

The announcement came in a press release from the Hudson Police and Fire Commission last week.


Coan has been chief of the Whitewater Police Department for 14 years. Prior to that he was with the Appleton Police Department for 14 years and rose to the rank of captain during that time.

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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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