Karen Dolfen

( Such )

1948-1997

Karen was born June 2, 1948. She began her career with the Aurora Police Department on April 15, 1974, at age 26. From April 1974 to March 1980 Karen was assigned to the patrol division and was the first female Field Training Officer. From April 1980 until her promotion Karen was assigned to the Investigations Division. On January 6, 1996 Karen was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to the patrol division. Karen was the first female sergeant in the history of the Aurora Police Department. Karen honorably served the Aurora Police Department and the citizens of Aurora for 23 years and 6 months. Karen died of cancer on November 14, 1997 at the age of 49.

Karen is survived by her son, Allan W. Krass, and her husband, Duane Such.

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