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Becker County Sheriff's Department

February 12, 2019
A photo taken this winter shows a snow-covered Jay Nelson Lake, located just a few miles south of Medina, N.D., near Jamestown. The lake was recently named in honor of Jay Nelson, a Detroit Lakes native who was well-respected and well-liked as a longtime law enforcement officer. (Submitted photo)
Jay Nelson Lake: North Dakota lake named in honor of former Lake Park police chief
February 12, 2019 - 4:26pm
August 24, 2018
Man dies after tractor rollover in Becker County
August 24, 2018 - 11:40pm
April 27, 2018
Several fire trucks and other emergency vehicles were on the scene Thursday afternoon as firefighters worked to put out a house fire on the 300 block of Bowling Avenue. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Update: Two people escape house fire in Detroit Lakes
April 27, 2018 - 2:01pm
March 31, 2018
The Becker County Sheriff's Office received 24 of these rescue kits last May, thanks to a grant through the West Central Minnesota EMS Corporation. The department used Narcan for the first time last week to save a local man who was overdosing on opioids. Forum News Service
Deputy saves rural DL man from overdose with Narcan
March 31, 2018 - 7:56am
March 27, 2018
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Three juveniles identified as suspects in Lake Park high school fire
March 27, 2018 - 10:21am
September 14, 2017
Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander presented Deputy Kayla Jones with a Lifesaver Award at last week's Becker County Board meeting. Jones was honored for her work in rescuing an 11-year-old boy from drowning. (Submitted photo)
A real Lifesaver: Becker County deputy honored for saving 11-year-old boy from drowning
September 14, 2017 - 9:00am
December 23, 2016
One-car rollover ends in injuries
December 23, 2016 - 11:18am
September 21, 2016
These four members of the Becker County Sheriff's Office were honored Tuesday with Life Saver Awards for taking action that saved lives: Standing, from left are Sgt. Shane Richard, Sgt. Andrew Bachmann, Deputy Tony Christensen and Deputy Adam Douglas.
All in a day's work; Becker County Sheriff’s officers honored for saving lives
September 21, 2016 - 10:43am