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Officer Tom Decker

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Investigation Clears Man In Officer Decker’s Death

The man accused of murdering a Cold Spring officer in 2012 has been cleared of any charges. Authorities say evidence shows a second suspect, who committed suicide before being questioned, would have been arrested in the officer’s death.

08/06/2013

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Dayton Signs Bill Naming Road For Slain Officer

Gov. Mark Dayton is signing a bill to rename 11 miles of State Highway 23 after slain Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker.

04/16/2013

(credit: Stearns County Jail)

Man Accused In Cop Killing Pleads Guilty To Stalking

The man once accused of killing a Cold Spring police officer has pleaded guilty to stalking his ex-girlfriend.

03/28/2013

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Basketball Game To Raise Funds For Decker Family

Law enforcement officers in Dakota County are participating in a basketball tournament to raise funds for the family of a slain Cold Spring police officer.

02/27/2013

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Man Previously Jailed In Cop’s Death Accused Of Stalking

The man once accused in the death of a Cold Spring police officer has been accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend.

01/10/2013

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Decker, Partner & ‘Person Of Interest’ Linked Before Officer’s Death

Cold Spring Police Officer Tom Decker was one of two officers who arrested Eric Thomes, now a person of interest in Decker’s murder, in a previous incident.

01/07/2013

Officer Tom Decker Investigation

Man Accused In Cop’s Death Returns To Ransacked Home

When Ryan Larson, the man who was arrested and then released after a Cold Spring officer was killed, returned to his apartment for the first time since being named a suspect, he said he was shocked at what he found.

12/18/2012

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911 Transcripts Released In Decker Case

Transcripts of 911 calls after the shooting of a Cold Spring police officer show a caller describing a “noisy black van” leaving the scene.

12/18/2012

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$100K Reward Offered In Cold Spring Officer Shooting

A reward of up to $100,000 is being offered for information regarding the shooting death of Cold Spring Officer Tom Decker.

12/17/2012