The railroad bridge over the Mississippi River in St. Cloud was shut down for about two hours on Friday as officers negotiated with a suicidal man. Officers responded to a welfare check complaint at about 4:45 p.m., regarding a man sitting on the railroad bridge.
Growing up in a household surrounded by drugs and alcohol, St. Cloud Police Officer Talisha Barlow knew she wanted a different future. Now she is sharing her story with others looking to chase their dreams.