North Branch Police Department

From the North Branch Police Department— The community is encouraged to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of 911 dispatchers during their special week. In the early 1990s, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) received a proclamation to designate the second full week in April as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. All police, fire and [...]

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Public safety professionals from the North Branch Police Department, Lakes Region EMS and the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office were paired with area youth Thursday morning for a back-to-school shopping spree. The event, organized by the Salvation Army, was held at Shopko in North Branch, one of 11 shopping locations across the metro. The officers, deputies [...]

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Authorities seized almost a pound of synthetic marijuana, totaling over $6,400, during a search warrant June 14 at King Tobacco in North Branch. No arrests were made at the time of the search, but charges are pending. According to a press release provided by North Branch Police Chief Dan Meyer: Officers with North Branch Police [...]

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Council makes unanimous decision  to keep police department Over the course of two North Branch City Council meetings Thursday and Monday, dozens of residents approached the council dais to voice their support of the North Branch Police Department. Not a single person who addressed the council was in favor of disbanding the department and contracting [...]

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NB mayor says disbanding  police department might not be a big cost saver Disbanding the North Branch Police Department and contracting for law enforcement services with the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office might not save the city as much money as initially thought. At the May 13 North Branch City Council meeting, Mayor Ron Lindquist said [...]

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To the editor I’ve lived in North Branch for 16 years with my wife, Barb.  We have three kids that have grown up — mostly here.  We have worked locally for the last 10 years, so we spend a lot of time here in town. I’ve been a realtor for 10 years and my office [...]

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