North Branch Police Department

Investigator Todd Frank named American Legion Post 85 officer of the year When North Branch Police Department Investigator Todd Frank thinks about what drove him to become a police officer, his memories drift back to growing up in Willmar, Minn. “I used to see the local police drive through downtown, and they always caught my [...]

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The North Branch City Council chambers were filled with dozens of residents Monday night who turned out to support their police department. At the council’s work session Thursday, Mayor Ron Lindquist suggested the city look at disbanding its police department and contracting with the county, which could potentially be a money-saving venture that could help [...]

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The North Branch City Council at a work session Thursday came to a consensus it would approach the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office about contracting for law enforcement services. If a contract with the county were approved, it would mean the disbandment of the city’s police force. The city has been searching for ways to reduce [...]

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A statewide DWI enforcement campaign, from Aug. 17 through Sept. 3, is underscored by 2011 statistics showing 68 percent of deaths in drunk driving crashes involved drivers that had alcohol concentrations twice the 0.08 legal limit. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement is coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of [...]

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From the North Branch Police Department The North Branch Police Department has been awarded a grant to conduct alcohol compliance checks on all licensed retailers. A compliance check is a tool to identify alcohol establishments that sell to underage buyers. In a compliance check, a law enforcement officer works with an underage youth who attempts [...]

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