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The Solon Springs Police Department is no more. The village board of trustees voted to eliminate the department at its June 23 meeting, two weeks after the town board of supervisors did the same.


The move comes a year after Solon Springs Peace Officer Gerald Olson was placed on paid administrative leave following allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances to a woman after he offered her a ride in June 2013.

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