Elk River Police Department

by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Shortly after Joel Brott became Sherburne County’s sheriff in 2009, he was invited to participate in an event about heroin. At that time there had been some heroin arrests in Sherburne County but it didn’t seem to be prevalent, he said. Today, that isn’t the case. Sherburne County saw nearly [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Property crimes and traffic safety issues are ongoing concerns in Elk River, but the number of serious crimes against people remains “fairly low.” That’s according to Elk River Police Chief Brad Rolfe, who outlined his department’s performance measures and goals in an Aug. 5 budget work session with the City [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Property crimes and traffic safety issues are ongoing concerns in Elk River, but the number of serious crimes against people remains fairly low. That’s according to Elk River Police Chief Brad Rolfe, who outlined his department’s performance measures and goals in an Aug. 5 budget work session with the City [...]

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Elk River Police Officer Brian Boos has been promoted to patrol sergeant, effective April 2. He fills a vacancy created by the March 30 retirement of Sgt. Jeff Mordal. Boos has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from St. Cloud State University. He is a 15-year veteran of the Elk River Police Department and has [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Police cited a 22-year-old Andover man driving a red Pontiac Firebird after clocking him doing 84 mph in a 55 mph zone of Highway 169. He was stopped on the 21000 block of the highway. He asked the officer if he could see for his own eyes what the officer had [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor For the last 34 and a half years, Elk River native Jeff Mordal has been a police officer in the town where he grew up. He retires Saturday, March 30 after a career that began quite by chance when he was just out of high school. One of his best [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Police calls were down in Elk River in 2012, but that doesn’t mean all was quiet on the home front. “Although our calls for service were down, we had some very interesting calls last year,” Elk River Police Chief Brad Rolfe said in his annual report to the City Council [...]

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Amy Berglund has been hired as a part-time Community Service Officer I with the Elk River Police Department. She currently is a police reserve officer. Her hiring as a CSO was approved Dec. 10 by the Elk River City Council. The police department is hiring two part-time CSOs to replace one full-time CSO position that [...]

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