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July 2016 Board Minutes

June 2016 Board Minutes

HCSO Patrol Station-Brooklyn Park

Meeting called to order at 1504 hours.

Present: Beahen, Neuberger, Hubbard, Chaplain Carlson, McLoud, Erickson, Johnson, Schwanke, Felt, McAllister, Cronquist, Crawford

Absent: Kritzeck, Kaulfuss, Reetz, Rygg, Thomalla, Cousins

Consent agenda: Approved (Minutes from April and current Treasurer’s report)

Committee Reports:

  • Membership: All is going well. There are some slight issues with the decals on the Blue Line plaques, but that has been resolved through a new paint application versus the decal process. There are just a handful left to distribute. Overall response has been good-with favorable comments from those who were sent the membership challenge coins.
  • LODD Committee: Almost done. Reviewing the LODD packet and have some small changes. Also looking at the LODD checklist and have one revision to make. Doing an inventory of all LEMA equipment, including HG supplies to determine what we have on hand-including items we may have stored at a PD or in our homes. Researching the need for a trailer or unit to hold board supplies-so everything is in one place. Will be updating the current survivor benefit packet and will be developing a new package related to those updates. It was noted that the HG trailers have not been serviced or are not getting routine maintenance done. (Wheel bearings, tires, brakes) Discussion included this work being done by a City or County-but due to the liability it was decided to have this done with LEMA paying to reduce any liability on a government body. Motion made and approved by all to get this maintenance done. Motion by Hubbard-seconded by Cronquist.
  • Ryder Cup: Excellent fundraising opportunity and a chance to see the Ryder Cup-which is sold out. Need to let friends, family and staff know about this, and have those who are interested contact Lori Sp-ringer by e-mail to sign up for the dates and time you wish to work. We earn $60-$75 for each shift filled. Lori at Spare Key is coordinating all of the shifts, so please don’t e-mail Beahen or anyone else with your desire to fill shifts-instead e-mail here direct at lori@sparekey.org.
  • Memorial Repairs: The legislative sessions ended without the ability to get a bill passed to repair the memorial. Although we had three bill authors-they did not have the chance to present a bill, as all bonding sessions were not held. (Due to the bi-partisan divide over the excess State revenues) There is no opportunity during the potential special session, and it will have to hold until the full session returns next year.
  • By-Law Committee: Has not met yet, but Hubbard has put together a draft by-law document for review, and has spoken with Attorney Susan Link who has agreed to review the by-laws for no charge.
  • May 15 th Debrief: Comments included no need to hire a professional photographer, as there are plenty volunteers who will take photos. All agreed-BUT- photos need to be added to the drop box so everyone has access to these photos following any event. We have tons of photos, but not where everyone can access them when needed. New stage was good, harder for vendor to set-up, but looks more professional. TV monitors with scrolling PowerPoint was liked by survivors. Everyone liked the new wooden wreath built by Thomalla-very nice presentation. Had too many carnations cut-extras had been added to the box which meant we had way more than 277-that created a bog down. Need to keep an eye on that next year. One officer saluted the wreath after placing a carnation and others copied-which really slowed things down. Suggested that the speaker or another member place the first carnation next year-and maybe do a salute off to the side- which others would then follow-preventing some of the gridlock that occurred. There was too much food let over afterwards-need to make a decision on amount of food-and maybe even something lighter, easier to save afterwards. (Finger food-deserts)
  • Standing of the Guard: On-line registration went well, but need to make the Google document or potential Flipcause integration show all the potential time slots that are available. This year it only looked like there were four slots per hour. This year was a Band-Aid, just a quick fix. We have time now to improve this application so it works even better next year. Also need to make sure that when departments sign up-they include the names of their officers so we can check to see their years of standing and have recognition prepared. McAllister will work on these improvements. HG discussed changing the parade route to get the flags away from the trees. May come down from the front of the Capital like the first year. That will be reviewed during a HG Command Staff Meeting later this month. On-line wreath sign-up went very well-no one was sure how the wreaths showed up on the standing schedule, but we suspect that might be related to Rygg’s work and integration. Need to work on recruiting the larger agencies to cover the slack times-not just St. Paul
  • Golf Tournament: Kritzeck unable to attend today due to a case assignment. There has been a great deal of miscommunication about the tournament and the relationship we have developed with Spare Key. There was lengthy discussion about the need for transparency and openness between board members and members in general. A very honest and open discussion was held about LEMA’s mission and the relationships we are developing with other organizations. All agreed that it is best for all board members to be frank and open during the meetings, and if there are concerns or issues-to voice them with respect, at the board level, versus the use of informal communications outside the meetings or not being inclusive of all of the board. All agreed that we have to be willing to have tough conversations at the table each month-done with respect and with others being willing to listen. That said, the following discussion was had:
    • All agreed that there was a potential lack of information that went out-outside the board, to others, about the new golf relationship with Spare Key-and the benefits to LEMA.
    • Kritzeck had gotten a text message from LELS member Jake Ayers voicing concern over the changes to the LEMA tournament and the involvement with Spare Key. One of the concerns was that the tournament was no longer honoring Tim Bowe, and the involvement of the non-cops in the mix the day of the tournament. He wants a face-to- face meeting with Steve.
    • The tournament was changed from the Tim Bowe Memorial after the 10 th year. Denise Bowe approached Kevin Smith and Beahen and asked that the tournament name be dropped, as she felt ten years was long enough and it was time for she and her family to move on. That said-it was changed to the LEMA Memorial with recognition being paid to all fallen officers.
    • The board had decided based on the lack of funds being raised at the tournament, that a sunset date for this event was going to be next year. Although we embrace the idea of this being a fraternal event-the primary purpose must remain a fundraiser. We are simply not in the position of funding a fun day for cops on a golf course, no matter how near and dear to our hearts the event is.
    • Law enforcement typically has not supported this tournament in terms of either donations and spending money on auctions. As Kaulfuss earlier reported, donors like Larry Klink who has donated a plane ride, and others who have given vacations and trips as gifts-are no longer willing to do so-as the money raised is of far less value than the items being donated.
    • Cronquist pointed out that there was a lack of transparency in our message and lack of information that went out concerning the changes. All agreed that there needed to be clearer communication and for a committee approach to the tournament. Beahen reminded everyone that we beg for volunteers for this event each year-and few step to the plate. Kritzeck will be advised that Cronquist is willing to help with this event.
    • Discussion followed on general fundraising versus our overall mission, and there was a unanimous voice from those in attendance that the direction the board is headed is a healthy one-as the more connections we have, the better chance we have to solicit funds, volunteers or other assistance.
    • Hubbard made a motion that was intended to show the board support for these partnerships (like Spare Key) and the motion was to support the blending of outside relationships with the intent to bolster the mission of LEMA, through partnerships like Spare Key. This was seconded by Cronquist and voted by full approval by the board.
    • The next step is to clarify our partnership with Spare Key via editorials to MPPOA, the MN Chiefs, MN Sheriff’s and the Troopers Association, explaining why LEMA is partnering with groups like Spare Key, and the benefits for us to partner with others.
    • We need to explain as well – that we had the chance to cancel the tournament Wednesday before noon – if we did, we got a complete refund. If we did not-and could not golf Friday due to the predicted storms, we are out almost $20,000, and would have to pay again for the re-schedule date. Based on the storm projection, that seemed like the best idea and plan. Could we have golfed on Friday? When the weather changed-perhaps. But that was a $20,000 gamble and not one we could afford.
    • In response to the Spare Key concerns. Clarification: Their tournament was the following Friday afternoon-and like us, they were having trouble not with fundraising, but getting enough golfers. They realized that their donors post-Brackets, were very interested in LEMA. By aligning the two tournaments, they agreed to split all of their profits 50/50. Typically-they raise between $40,000 - $70,000. Their donors have deep pockets and are willing to donate. We then had the potential to go from a projected $2-3,000 profit to a $20,000-$30,000 profit. From a business perspective-that choice only had one outcome.
    • Spare Key would have golfed on one course, LEMA would be on the other. The only blending of the two groups would be at lunch and for the auction.
    • There is a misunderstanding of LEMA’s return support of Spare Key. Some believe we are given them blanket fiscal support. That is not true. We have donated and have agreed to support them in their funding of a program that can only be used for the families of law enforcement officers who have children who are either terminally ill of critically ill, and need help making mortgage payments.
    • Although this does not directly align with the mission of supporting fallen officers and their families-it does fall under our general umbrella of supporting officers and departments as a whole. We face deaths infrequently, and this opens a door to help officers and their families on a much broader scope and with little to no financial support required from us.
    • Most important – relationships like these are allowing us to create networks and awareness within segments of the community we have never been able to reach. The value of those connections is immeasurable.
    • The board approved the tournament moving forward on September 13 th -with the Spare Key group being involved. They continue to offer their paid staff and board support to help our cause, which brings a tremendous depth of support to the fall event.
  • Ecumenical Service: This is scheduled for October 2 nd , 2016 at 1500 hours at Word of Peace Church in Rogers. Before fully investing in this, Chaplain Carlson was asked to lead dialogue on the premise and intent of an Ecumenical Service (A Christian based service) versus what we actually have. (A memorial service) During a very lengthy discussion the following points were made:
    • A true Ecumenical service is a church service, typically Christian based, without the reading of names, speakers and presentations.
    • That said-we have to be cautious in how we move forward, as there are significant numbers of Jewish, Muslim and Agnostic officers who may feel uncomfortable at such a service.
    • Solutions might be to change the faith location of the service, alternating between religions, or make the service truly inter-faith.
    • Chaplain Carlson did not think there was enough time to change the format between now and October.
    • He sees a faith-based committee approach to determine what the service would consist of.
    • McAllister and Hubbard asked what image or basic idea Carlson had in how it might look. The response was it would take many working together to determine what the best format would be. Regardless-use of “Ecumenical” is miss-leading, as that is not what our service is.
    • Founder Crawford was asked how this all began, and he filled the board in on how this started 30 plus years ago. It was created by those who asked about having a service to remember the fallen officers in a church like setting. (May 15th had no formal service and it later evolved and consisted of the standing of the guard at the Airport, with no formal service like we have today.
    • Hubbard made a strong point of illustrating that we are essentially conducting two memorial service each year, that they are very much alike, and there may not be value of continuing the Ecumenical, as it is not well attended and it duplicates our May 15th event.
    • There was discussion of the value (and accuracy) of surveys, and if we are actually capturing the needs of surviving families and departments, and what piece would be missed if we drop this event.
    • It appears that the reading of names and adding the ribbon to the flag is the biggest loss.
    • Johnson added that we could personalize this by conducting a ribbon service in the community and even the church, that the fallen officer attended. Typically that would involve one, maybe two such services a year. All agreed that this idea was appealing and should be followed up on.
    • A motion was made to continue forward with the service in October following our current format, and if the board elects to continue in 2017, to have a committee with Chaplain Carlson involved to determine what the format might be.
  • HG Camp: Currently 22-registered, moving forward at the regular scheduled pace. Has been a request to have the HG travel to another state to put on a camp for 80-0 attendees. A previous experience resulted in an unfortunate fatal accident involving a LEMA member and a LEMA trailer being pulled by a City vehicle. The work comp litigation and lawsuits associated with that accident went on for years. Discussion was potentially favorable for this, but as offered by the outside agency, would occur if they provided all of the training caskets and supplies so the LEMA trailers were not involved.
  • Fall Family Event: Currently Xcel does not have any events other than hockey planned for this fall-but they expect shows to book soon. We will stay in contact to see if there is one fitting for our families.
  • Web Site: McAllister reported that he had some downtime with staff, but is caught up with events and photos. Reminded everyone to use the drop box so he has access to photos. He has been trying to capture more action photos to represent what we do- (LEMA in action). All board members have been asked to send him events that we would like to see posted on our web-page. Police department events, open houses, community events, those types of things. Hubbard suggested posting our minutes on the web-page to improve transparency.
  • Old Business:
    • Governor’s May 15 th proclamation has been framed for the Sandberg Family. Need a time to present that.
    • McLoud asked about finding a place to have our flag ribbons printed-the current location is very expensive. Felt is checking on a source.
    • Beahen questioned the floral bill for May 15 th . Seemed high. McLoud reported that he has checked all over-the deal we get is a good one. (Later clarification was we get the carnations for $1.25 each-which is really a great deal)
  • New Business:
    • Change of address. Board members are aware that our delivery box address folded after the business closed. We are using Crawford’s home as a temporary mailing address. Need a location central to more than one or two, looking for a more permanent solution, can’t use a PO box-need a street address.
    • McLoud researched this, found that the Post Office has mailing addresses at several locations that do not include a PO Box. They are much cheaper than UPS boxes, and more accessible. (Neuberger and Hubbard)
    • The Post Office in Edina offers the street address, and Edina PD can have CSO’s put this on their daily schedule.
    • Johnson made a motion to approve changing our address to the Edina Post Office, seconded by Hubbard-approved by all. Hubbard will set this up.
    • Donation to MN Police Band. Beahen had a discussion with the Pipe Band on May 15th about their funding, and how much they do for LEMA free of charge. They are willing to participate in events representing LEMA as a fundraiser-like community parades. They are will to represent LEMA in Rogers on June 25th , their parade fee is $1,300 but will take any donation we give, as long as they are representing us. Crawford made a motion to approve a $750 donation, seconded by Beahen, approved by all.

No further business. Meeting was adjourned at 1720 hours.

Recorded in absence of secretary by President Beahen

Fallen Officers

Last WatchNameAgency
December 3 1874Mathew HamiltonWinona Police Department
October 3 1876Henry KaepernickFaribault Police Department
June 17 1882Daniel O'ConnellSt. Paul Police Department
January 8 1883David J. ShipleyFaribault Police Department
April 16 1883Lewis JoachimFaribault Police Department
July 28 1884Robert LaughlinMinneapolis Police Department
October 29 1884Charles Albert WashburnWright County Sheriff's Office
August 3 1888Hans HansonSt. Paul Police Department
October 18 1888Peter PoullMoorhead Police Department
May 21 1891Thomas McCarrickSt. Paul Police Department
July 10 1894Albert JacobsonHastings Police Department
July 5 1895 Albert WinkelmannNew Ulm Police Department
June 26 1896Joseph RogersMcLeod County Sheriff's Office
October 1 1897Charles WetselMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
February 17 1899Alexander McLeanMoorhead Police Department
February 1 1902Charles MayerSt. Paul Police Department
June 3 1902James W FinnSt. Paul Police Department
January 3 1905Richard CroninSt. Paul Police Department
December 5 1905Ole HaveyHayfield Township
May 27 1906Charles C. ChannelsMinneapolis PD
January 16 1907James C DailyRed Wing Police Department
January 16 1907John PetersonRed Wing Police Department
April 28 1908Arthur James BriggsDuluth Police Department
January 5 1911Harry A ChesmoreDuluth Police Department
July 15 1911Joseph OllingerMinneapolis Police Department
August 14 1911Frank FraserSt. Paul Police Department
August 8 1912Norman HelmerBeltrami County Sheriff's Office
November 21 1912William J LydenMinneapolis Police Department
November 28 1913George B AndersonMinneapolis Police Department
January 8 1914Neil MooneyDuluth Police Department
February 12 1914August KokkoNashwauk Police Department
June 26 1914Michael J SullivanSt. Paul Police Department
September 27 1914Hans AamoldSt. Paul Police Department
May 19 1915Otto G OstbyMinneapolis Police Department
May 31 1916Nels C AndersonMinneapolis Police Department
November 1 1916James L GardnerOsseo Police Department
April 24 1917George ConneryMinneapolis Police Department
August 6 1918John CallahanDuluth Police Department
February 7 1919James A WeareMinneapolis Police Department
June 24 1919George WoessnerMinneapolis Police Department
July 13 1919John Francis YoungMinneapolis Police Department
August 3 1919Paul GottfriedSt. Paul Police Department
September 24 1919Anton GaetzMelrose Police Department
September 28 1919Edward Henry FoleySherburne County Sheriff's Office
August 25 1920Frank S HallettMinneapolis Police Department
September 8 1921Eugene CassidyHibbing Police Department
September 8 1921Daniel HayesHibbing Police Department
September 8 1921William KohrtHibbing Police Department
October 26 1921John T FoleyATF
March 19 1922August OlsonMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
April 2 1922William W McClintockSt. Paul Police Department
May 26 1922Joseph E KreagerMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
July 22 1922John C Nugent JrWright County Sheriff's Office
July 29 1922George WilliamsLong Prairie Police Department
September 19 1922Wilbert McMickenInternational Falls Police Department
September 28 1922Hughes Van EttenKoochiching County Sheriff's Office
October 5 1922Christian JohnsonLyle Police Department
October 12 1922 George Albert StegnerSt. Paul Police Department
November 23 1922Rudolph MaurerWright County Sheriff's Office
February 6 1923William F WilsonSt. Paul Police Department
February 6 1923Edwin Earl HackertSt. Paul Police Department
May 22 1923John Francis McDermottRosemount Police Department
August 14 1923Emil EngstromMinneapolis Police Department
November 16 1923James Art WilsonBeltrami County Sheriff's Office
August 15 1924Frank MilanoskiSt. Paul Police Department
May 8 1925Frank J AppelMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
July 3 1925Albert J CunnienSt. Paul Police Department
October 21 1925 Murdock E MurrayATF
December 30 1925Michael J LawrenceMinneapolis Police Department
February 23 1926Fred A PietschSt. Paul Police Department
February 23 1926John SchultzSt. Paul Police Department
June 20 1926Calbert H LeedomSt. Paul Police Department
December 23 1926Marshal Frank DahlinIsanti Police Department
January 2 1928Wesley Allen FraserATF
February 1 1928 Albert AndersonMinneapolis Police Department
February 18 1928John F HerzogNew Ulm Police Department
March 19 1928Axel J SoderbergSt. Paul Police Department
November 21 1928Arvid LundgrenKoochiching County Sheriff's Office
December 25 1928Robert H LobdellU.S. Customs and Border Protection
May 4 1929Clayton J SeawellMinneapolis Police Department
May 14 1929Bruce A PalmerDuluth Massabie RR
April 25 1930Joseph TwaddleMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
May 3 1930Norman D FairbanksMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
August 24 1930Lawrence C JonesU.S. Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service
August 24 1930Laurence E DotenU.S. Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service
October 14 1930August W. HaaseFairmont Police Department
December 6 1930 Roy LarsonMoorhead Police Department
December 24 1930Harry E ParkerMinneapolis Police Department
February 1 1931Harry McGrawMinneapolis Police Department
August 9 1931Clayton OlsonMinneapolis Police Department
September 8 1931Gus H JorgensonMartin County Sheriff's Office
October 27 1931Frank E McGregorBenton County Sheriff's Office
April 12 1932Marshal Nels BerglinForest Lake Police Department
August 3 1932Harold HagenMinneapolis Police Department
August 5 1932Rudolph A FischerDakota County Sheriff's Office
September 23 1932James G HarneyATF
December 16 1932Ira Leon EvansMinneapolis Police Department
December 18 1932Leo GorskiMinneapolis Police Department
June 17 1933Mathew WeissSt. Paul Police Department
July 8 1933John LinklaterMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
August 5 1933John W ThomasMinneapolis Police Department
August 30 1933Leo PavlakSouth St. Paul Police Department
October 6 1933David A ButchartDuluth Police Department
April 25 1934William S KozlakMinnesota State Patrol
April 29 1934Fred W NolanSt. Cloud Police Department
May 22 1934C. Arthur LymanHennepin County Sheriff's Office
May 26 1934Peter ErathMinneapolis Police Department
May 27 1934Walter J. BowmanMille Lacs County Sheriff's Office
June 20 1934Allen H JohnsonFergus Falls Police Department
October 3 1934 Roy C LichtenheldMinnesota State Patrol
November 14 1934Lawrence F TierneySt. Paul Police Department
May 3 1936Ben J LehmanMinneapolis Police Department
August 22 1936 Arnold BorsonGhent Police Department
June 14 1937Georgianna SharrotMinneapolis Police Department
October 1 1937Rich G HinshawSt. Paul Police Department
June 19 1938Roy Robert FitchWorthington Police Department
September 18 1938Albert MathiasenSt. Cloud Police Department
September 19 1938 James H TrepanierMinneapolis Police Department
July 10 1939John B GeartyMinneapolis Police Department
July 12 1940Dudley P BradyMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
July 12 1940Melvin A HoltMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
July 12 1940Marcus WhippsMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
March 22 1941Warden Charles MasonerMN DNR
May 21 1941Adolf G KarpinskiMinneapolis Police Department
August 9 1941Harold O OlsonMinneapolis Police Department
December 1 1941Oscar G OlsonDuluth Police Department
September 1 1942George Washington BridwellDilworth Police Department
July 10 1943Frank Otis TownPark Rapids Police Department
July 7 1944John W O'NeilMinneapolis Police Department
June 6 1945Marwin A WicklundMinneapolis Police Department
July 1 1945Joseph W HerzogAustin Police Department
January 18 1947Verl C WhineryAnoka Police Department
June 4 1949Fred BabcockRichfield Department of Public Safety
September 10 1949 Allan G LeeSt. Paul Police Department
September 24 1950Anker M BangsU.S. Department of Treasury - Bureau of Narcotics
December 18 1951 William BombardDeerwood PD
February 15 1951 John E BuckMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
March 25 1951 Donald McHaleMinneapolis Police Department
August 16 1951 Paul Kritzeck Wright County Sheriff's Office
December 22 1951Neil R Johnson Blooming Prairie Police Department
December 7 1953Ernest ZettergrenAnoka County Sheriff's Office
November 10 1954Walter KruegelFillmore County Sheriff's Office
September 10 1955Lester UhrhammerMartin County Sheriff's Office
April 27 1956Robert MoravecLeSueur County Sheriff's Office
November 28 1956 Donald Risberg Minneapolis Police Department
July 21 1957Clifford LindgrenIsanti County Sheriff's Office
August 17 1957Robet H FossumMinneapolis Police Department
May 12 1958Leo M BessnerMinneapolis Police Department
October 13 1958Kenneth JohnsonRamsey County Sheriff's Office
May 11 1959William HerkalMinneapolis Police Department
June 12 1959James JohnsonMille Lacs County Sheriff's Office
June 18 1959Alfred V SandquistSt. Paul Police Department
July 12 1959 Deo C WaldronHallock Police Department
November 20 1959 Ray F KruegerMinnesota State Patrol
March 14 1961 William H FreytagRochester Police Department
February 17 1962Donald D MyersThief River Falls Police Department
August 9 1962 Frank McFaddenIvanhoe Police Department
August 27 1962Merle BystromMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
October 8 1962Edward EadesMeeker County Sheriff's Department
January 12 1963Ray Drew AppleybyMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
August 17 1963 Andrew F SharpMinneapolis Police Department
August 18 1963 James H KrietlowWright County Sheriff's Office
December 15 1963 James E HendricksMinneapolis Police Department
December 27 1964 Glen A SkalmanMinnesota State Patrol
August 6 1965 Lloyd ReedMinneapolis Police Department
October 15 1965 Andrew P Herlitz Morrison County Sheriff's Office
October 16 1965 John E Stack Morrison County Sheriff's Office
April 26 1966 Donald Sandmeyer Bemidji Police Department
June 23 1966 Paul D Renner New Ulm Police Department
August 18 1966 Carl Richard Root Duluth Police Department
February 22 1967 Ronald E Shager Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
April 30 1967 Edgar Allen CulbertsonU.S. Coast Guard Office of Law Enforcement
June 10 1967Gerald BoosSt. Francis Police Department
July 21 1967 Lowell KrauseAmboy Police Department
August 6 1967 Floyd Joseph HaleyRochester Police Department
April 21 1968 Gilmer Fred KeelerMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
November 1 1968Marlo ZwiersCambridge Police Department
April 7 1969 Richard L BergquistMinneapolis Police Department
October 20 1969 Francis WozniakDetroit Lakes Police Department
May 22 1970James T Sackett SrSt. Paul Police Department
January 28 1971Roger RosengrenRamsey County Sheriff's Office
August 13 1971Rodney NorbergHennepin County Sheriff's Office
February 4 1972Joseph G PudlickMinneapolis Police Department
June 25 1972Lawrence Paul FelcynRedwood County Sheriff's Office
August 16 1972Howard Louis JohnsonRoseville Police Department
September 30 1972Inno SuekMinneapolis Police Department
October 15 1973Donald ZiesmerMinnesota State Patrol
November 28 1973Richard Allan LuraCarver County Sheriff's Office
November 28 1973Ronald Jerome KalkesCarver County Sheriff's Office
January 28 1974Roy Leonard PedersonThief River Falls Police Department
August 10 1974John Harold LarsonSt. Paul Police Department
September 28 1975 Russell NelsonMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
February 26 1976Lloyd FeindRochester Police Department
May 26 1976George A PartridgeMinneapolis Police Department
August 28 1976James AkerMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
September 4 1976Donald EusticeWaseca County Sheriff's Office
September 24 1976Glenn GroveKandiyohi County Sheriff's Office
March 28 1977Junita BadavinacItasca County Sheriff's Office
May 17 1977Jack Dean WernerOlmsted County Sheriff's Department
July 30 1977Curtis RamsdellColumbia Heights Police Department
August 25 1977Trenwirth BasfordFBI
August 25 1977Mark KirklandFBI
September 16 1977George RytiAnnandale Police Department
November 15 1977Donald MayerleKeewatin Police Department
February 22 1978Roger WilliamsMinnesota State Patrol
June 29 1978Curtis Alan FeltDouglas County Sheriff's Office
July 9 1978Aldean Merlin SorboBricelyn Police Department
July 19 1978Kenneth OlsonEast Grand Forks Police Department
August 2 1978Richard MagnusonRoseau County Sheriff's Office
May 4 1979Michael CassmanMinneapolis Police Department
May 6 1979Eugene CousinsNorth Mankato Police Department
August 10 1979Benjamin ChristensenAitkin Police Department
August 10 1979Dennis BouchieItasca County Sheriff's Office
August 24 1979John (Jack) Francis TerrioMontgomery Police Department
October 22 1979Ira EmmonsPope County Sheriff's Office
September 7 1980John J SchneiderWinona County Sheriff's Office
December 21 1980Roger Ervin WrobbelWright County Sheriff's Office
April 16 1981John O'BrienSt. Paul Police Department
August 25 1981Richard P MillerMinneapolis Police Department
October 29 1981Robert R LawsonItasca County Sheriff's Office
May 16 1982Bruce M RussellRoseville Police Department
August 31 1982James William AndersonWayzata Police Department
October 25 1982Richard Warren WaltonOakdale Police Department
November 19 1983Brian HeikkilaSolway Township Police Department
February 14 1985 John ScanlonRobbinsdale Police Department
November 2 1986David Ward MackMinneapolis Police Department
November 19 1986William J GoodsellMinneapolis Park Police Department
November 3 1987Edwin H ArendtStearns County Sheriff's Office
November 26 1987Alfred BiagiSt. Paul Police Department
March 2 1988Earl KennicuttRamsey County Sheriff's Office
July 5 1988Gregory LangeClaremont Police Department
August 2 1988Donald Francis ReimannCarver County Sheriff's Office
March 9 1989Michael MarkusonSt. Paul Police Department
December 15 1989Michael HoganHutchinson Police Department
April 10 1990Gary Dale WilsonDuluth Police Department
June 20 1991Henry Burton CarlsonUnited States Department of Justice - Marshals Service
August 24 1991Michael William MorrowPine County Sheriff's Office
September 25 1992Jerome Victor HaafMinneapolis Police Department
December 4 1992Lester KohlerMahnomen County Sheriff's Department
August 26 1993Ervid Theodore ClemonsCarlton County Sheriff's Office
August 30 1993Louis Edward JeskaEagan Police Department
March 11 1994Terry Francis HansonRice County Sheriff's Office
August 26 1994Timothy James JonesSt. Paul Police Department
August 26 1994Ronald Ryan JrSt. Paul Police Department
July 1 1995Paul MoenMinneapolis Police Department
January 29 1996Brian David KlinefelterSt. Joseph Police Department
May 3 1996John Warren LiebensteinRice County Sheriff's Office
July 17 1996Luther Frederick KlugDakota County Sheriff's Office
June 7 1997Timothy BoweMinnesota State Patrol
June 11 1999Grant CoyourMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
September 6 1999Jason Brent MeyerGrand Meadow Police Department
March 2 2000Ward Lee CanfieldMinneapolis Police Department
August 31 2000Theodore FossMinnesota State Patrol
August 1 2002 Melissa SchmidtMinneapolis Police Department
September 2 2002Bradley AndersonSt. Louis County Sheriff's Office
September 4 2002Michael StaplesUS Department of Agriculture - Forest Service
March 3 2004Thomas WyattMinnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
July 11 2004Lisa KernMinneapolis Police Department
May 6 2005Gerald VickSt. Paul Police Department
May 19 2005Pete ReschWadena Police Department
September 6 2005Shawn SilveraLino Lakes Police Department
July 8 2006Scott RogersClay County Sheriff's Office
November 9 2007Mark BedardMinneapolis Park Police Department
January 21 2009Tony FitzloffAnoka County Sheriff's Office
May 29 2009David R LoefflerMinneapolis Police Department
September 7 2009Richard CrittendenNorth St. Paul Police Department
October 25 2009Mike WilkenRamsey County Sheriff's Office
May 1 2010Joseph BergeronMaplewood Police Department
August 9 2010 Christopher DeweyMahnomen County Sheriff's Department
November 30 2011Mike PollitzSt. Louis Park Police
December 30 2011Shawn SchneiderLake City Police Department
November 29 2012Tom DeckerCold Spring Police Department
February 16 2013Josh LynaughSt. Paul Police Department
September 10 2013Loring Guenther Dodge County Sheriffs Office
July 30 2014Scott Patrick Mendota Heights Police Department
October 18 2015Steven Martin SandbergAitkin County Sheriff's Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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