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Honoring 50 years of service to community

Undersheriff Terry King, Officer Jim Marquardt, and Sheriff Steven Kieliszewski pose for a picture.

Alpena, Mich. — A special moment for one Alpena County Officer who celebrated 50 years of service.

Jim Marquardt was honored today at the APlex. His friends and family gathered to surprise him for the prestigious achievement. Officer Marquardt was also honored by members of the community and State Representative Sue Allor. He was surprised when he saw a room full of family and friends.

“It’s hard to describe, and I think that a person experiences that has to experience it for what it is, and for me, today, it was shock and surprise, use all the cliches that you want to,” said Officer Marquardt.

Jim is set to retire this spring we thank him for his 50 years of service.