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Polk County Sheriff Salutes Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Fosston, MN — This week is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, which honors telecommunicators, otherwise known as dispatchers, who are the first link in the chain of an emergency police, fire, medical responses to those in need. Simply put, Polk Sheriff Jim Tadman says in the event of crisis, there are the first you talk…
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April 13, 2021 0

Clearwater County Sheriff Comments on New Deadly Force Requirements

Clearwater County, MN — As of March 1st, new language took effect in the Minnesota State Statute related to the authorized use of deadly force by peace officers, and there are parts of that new language that has Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halverson concerned. One of those areas of concern is under the intent, where…
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March 18, 2021 0

Polk County Sheriff’s Office to Add 2nd K9 Unit

Fosston, MN — Roughly a year after acquiring K9 Buffy, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office will be adding another patrol pup to the line of duty. The newest K9 is expected to begin patrol alongside Deputy Ben Stout sometime in June and will allow the Polk County Sheriff’s Office to have a K9 on duty…
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March 15, 2021 0

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Asks Public for Help in Identifying Potential Drug Activity

Fosston, MN — While it may not be dominating the headlines, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind citizens that drugs are still very much an issue in the community. Chief Deputy Mike Norland and Investigator Jesse Haugen joined the KKCQ Food for Thought program recently to discuss drug problems in the area. Deputy…
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March 8, 2021 0

Trespassing a Concern for Local Law Enforcement, but Plenty of Public Hunting Options are Available

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/6/20) Ada, MN — Local law enforcement is gearing for a couple of busy weekends as the firearms deer season gets underway Saturday. One of the most common complaints that they respond to every year is hunters trespassing on private property without permission. Sometimes hunters assume they have permission or accidentally…
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November 6, 2020 0

Hunting and Winter Driving reminders from Clearwater County Sheriff Darren Halvorson

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (10/22/20) Hunting season is upon us and this time of year proves to always be an exciting time with the goal of trying to finally track down that big trophy deer you want to mount on your wall or you’re taking a first time hunter out for their first hunting experience.…
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October 22, 2020 0

Norman County Sheriff’s Office Warns of DirecTV Phone Scam

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/15/20) Ada, MN — The Norman County Sheriff’s Office is warning community members that they have recently received a number of reports of phone scam attempts. The most recent scam they have had reports of involve DirectTV and eBAY. Norman County Sheriff Deputy Ben Fall says the scammers sound like legitimate…
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October 15, 2020 0