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Kosena promoted to Lieutenant

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Sandy Kosena was promoted May 1, 2011, to the rank of Lieutenant for the Missoula Police Department, Missoula, Mont.

Kosena is a 20-year veteran of the department. During her career she served as a patrolman, narcotics investigator, crimes against persons investigator, and uniform patrol sergeant.

Kosena is the first female officer to achieve the rank of Lieutenant in the 138-year history of the Missoula Police Department.

She is a 1982 graduate of West Fargo High School and the daughter of Jim and Brenda Bjorklund of West Fargo.