Elk River Police Department
Family, friends and fellow officers gathered Wednesday as a tree was planted in memory of the late Elk River Police officer Todd Besser. Family members, including cousins of Todd Besser’s parents, contributed money for the tree, a sienna glen maple that measures 7 inches in diameter. The tree was ...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor “This is the future of our department.” Those were Elk River Police Chief Ron Nierenhausen’s words as three new officers — Harley Lenart, Reid Ellanson and Colin Myhro — were sworn in Monday. Nierenhausen outlined their credentials before Mayor John Dietz ad...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Justin Ege has been promoted to patrol sergeant in the Elk River Police Department in the latest advancement set in motion by the December retirement of Chief Brad Rolfe. Ege took the oath of office during the April 6 Elk River City Council meeting. He replaces Darren...Read More
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An employee at the Circle K convenience store, on Evans Street, called police 8:41 a.m. March 11 to report damage to an entry sign at the business’ car wash facility. The employee identified an Elk River man, 49, whose vehicle was too tall to meet the clearance of the overhead sign at the car wash...Read More
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Darren McKernan was sworn  in Monday as the Elk River Police Department’s new patrol captain. McKernan took the oath of office from Mayor John Dietz during the Elk River City Council meeting.  His 4-year-old son, Bode, and 7-year-old daughter, Ragen, then pinned on his badge. McKernan takes over...Read More
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by Sue Webber ECM Sun Newspapers An overwhelming police presence turned the Feb. 24 Rogers City Council meeting into an unusual family reunion of sorts. The occasion was the retirement of Rogers Police officer Joe Zerwas, who began working part-time in Rogers in 1998. His family is replete with law ...Read More
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The Elk River Police Department has been recognized as one of seven Minnesota “Outstanding Agencies” for promoting traffic safety.   The Minnesota Department of Public Safety recognized the Elk River department with the Outstanding Agency Award for its successful enforcement record and traf...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office and the Elk River Police Department will host the United States Police K-9 Association Region 12 K-9 Field Trials on June 28-30 in Elk River. The trials are a compilation of events in which police K-9 teams demonstrate their ability to work...Read More
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