Ask a sheriff

A: May 15 was designated National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy. The week containing May 15, which is May 12-18 this year, was designated National Police Week. National activities are hosted each year in Washington, D.C., to honor those law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice the previous […]

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A:  The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office will begin the “Theft from Auto Prevention Program” this week to identify potential theft from auto victims and to help residents be proactive to decrease their probability for becoming a crime victim. This not only focuses on property theft, but also to deter identity theft and fraud due to […]

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A: A freight train moving at 50 mph may need more than a mile to stop. Once train engineers see a vehicle or pedestrian in a crossing or on the tracks, all they can do is apply the emergency brakes; however, it’s often too late for them to stop in time. Most collisions with trains […]

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A: When speaking with the public about traffic safety and knowing the propensity of typical Minnesota weather, the majority of people believe that most severe and fatal traffic crashes occur in the winter months when roads can be at their worst in our fine state.  However, the opposite is true. According to the Minnesota Department […]

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