New Emergency Communications Facility Opens In Hennepin Co.While we all hope we never have to call 911 to get help for something, if you do there is now a brand new facility in Plymouth that should make the process much easier and faster. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is getting some big improvements on Friday with the opening of its new Emergency Communications Center.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff: If You Have A Warrant, SurrenderHennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek has a message for people with active warrants: Turn yourself in before officers come knocking at the door. On Sunday, the sheriff's office announced that there will be a warrant sweep Tuesday to clear active warrants and make arrests.
Hennepin Co. Issue 300 Warrants To DWI OffendersA sweep is underway to get people wanted for driving while intoxicated off the roads. Seventy-five officers, some in uniform others in plain clothes served more than 300 warrants for people wanted for DWI.
Local Officers Participate In Active Shooter TrainingIt seems like there has been a string of shooting rampages all across the country over the last year, and now the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is providing training sessions of how to deal with a situation where an active shooter is involved.
Hennepin Co. Authorities Conducting Warrant SweepThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, along with more than a dozen other agencies, are doing a countywide warrant sweep. Their message: Give up now and you might be home for the holidays.
Minn. Sheriff Firm On No Tents For Anti-Wall Street ProtestersSheriff Rich Stanek has met early each morning with anti-Wall Street demonstrators occupying a government plaza in Minneapolis as part of a policy of engagement that has helped head off major disruptions as the protest enters its second week.