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Chevy Tahoe Becomes Vehicle of Choice for Local Law Enforcement

Ada, MN — At one point it seemed every law enforcement vehicle was a Crown Victoria. Then the next vehicle of choice became either the Ford Taurus or Ford Explorer SUV. Now the choice of local law enforcement appears to be the full-size Chevy Tahoe with both the Norman County Sheriff’s Office and Ada Police…
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June 30, 2021 0

Remains of Missing Person Found

RELEASE (6/24/21) Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on June 7th 2021 at 3:20 PM, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a survey crew had located human remains in a heavily wooded area of Blind Lake Township, rural Cass County, MN.  Deputies arrived on scene and learned that possible human remains…
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June 24, 2021 0

Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office See Decrease in Calls for Service, but Increase in Vehicle Pursuits Over Past Year

Mahnomen, MN — According to data from the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office, Calls for Service appear to be trending downward over the past couple years. Mahnomen County Sheriff Josh Guenther tallied the data from the first half of each over the past four years and this last year saw a decrease of more than 20%,…
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June 1, 2021 0

Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office Encouraging Smart Choices Over Memorial Day Weekend

Mahnomen, MN — As we head into the busy Memorial Day weekend, the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s is reminding motorists and boaters to keep safety in mind and make smart decisions. Mahnomen County Sheriff Josh Guenther is encouraging people to get out and support the local resorts and restaurants, but they will be on patrol to…
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May 27, 2021 0

Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office Debut New Mobile Command Unit

Bagley, MN — The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Management Division recently unveiled their new high-tech mobile command center. It’s a 2009 Thomas 84-passenger bus that was purchased last year and retrofitted into a mobile command post. The bus will serve a variety of purposes for the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office and will replace…
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May 10, 2021 0

Norman County Sheriff’s Office Says Counterfeit Money Discovered in the County

Ada, MN — The Norman County Sheriff’s Office is asking community members and business owners to be on the lookout for counterfeit money. Deputy Fall says they have received reports this week of fake $5, $10, and $50 bills being used at three different locations. He says these particular bills used for the transactions had…
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May 6, 2021 0

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