Thursday, February 28, 2013
A public safety summary of service provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Patrol Unit the week Feb. 19-24, 2013 for area communities
The following public safety summary of information from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Patrol Unit that includes highlights from Feb. 19-24, 2013. In addition to the law enforcement services it provides throughout the county, the HCSO provides primary patrol services for the communities of Hassan Township, Greenfield, Medicine Lake and Fort Snelling, as well as the Hennepin County portions of Hanover and Rockford. The report was provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. Not all incidents are included in the summary. Dayton Rockford Greenfield Medicine Lake Hanover The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office patrol deputies also issued five citations.
Friday, February 8, 2013
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is adding orange fencing around "Thin Ice" signs in an attempt to draw more attention to them.
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Friday, February 8
Editor's Note: The following is a Hennepin County Sheriff's Office release. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office continues to warn motorists to stay off of thin ice. Our Special Deputy volunteers are providing safety information to people using Lake Minnetonka and many other lakes throughout the county. It is especially important to avoid channels and pressure ridges on Lake Minnetonka because those areas have thin ice even in the coldest of Minnesota winters. The Sheriff's Office is placing orange snow fencing around "thin ice" signs in order to provide greater visibility to these signs. It is the responsibility of motorists to respond appropriately to these warning signs and to make safe choices when they are behind the wheel.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Sheriff Rich Stanek is learning about homeland security and countering violent extremism that impacts both the U.S. and Israel.
Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is currently overseas in Israel, attending an international counterterrorism program. Dubbed "2012 Law Enforcement Mission to Israel," the program is intended to provide attendees with a better understanding of homeland security and countering violent extremism that impacts both Israel and the U.S. The program includes discussions with Israeli government officials, military officers and leading academics, in addition to discussions regarding emergency preparedness from Israeli first responders including police, rescue and bomb disposal. "I appreciate the opportunity to build partnerships and learn best practices from first responders who are experienced in national security challenges,” Stanek said, in a…