Tom Decker

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

US House OKs Bill To Name Post Office For Officer

The U.S. House has approved a bill to rename the Cold Spring post office in honor of slain police officer Tom Decker. Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann led the effort. Bachmann says renaming Decker’s hometown post office the “Officer Tommy Decker Memorial Post Office” would be “a fitting tribute to a life well lived and a man greatly missed.”

06/17/2014

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Cold Spring To Mark 1 Year Since Officer’s Death

Residents of Cold Spring will mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of local police officer Tom Decker with an evening candlelight vigil. The St. Cloud Times reports that city employees organized the Friday vigil at the request of Decker’s widow, Alicia.

11/29/2013

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Blue Light Ceremony Honors Fallen Officers

An emotional ceremony to honor Minnesota’s fallen officers and their loved ones was held in St. Paul Saturday night. Family members of officers killed in the line of duty gathered at the Peace Officers Memorial near the State Capitol for the Blue Light Ceremony. They each carried a blue-tipped white rose, a symbol of loss and sacrifice. They are parents, wives, children and loved ones who come to honor the ones they lost too soon.

10/19/2013

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Bill Passed To Name Highway For Slain Officer

The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill to rename a portion of State Highway 23 after slain Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker.

04/11/2013

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Battle Brewing Over Funds Donated To Slain Officer

He died in the line of duty, serving as a Cold Spring police officer. Now, there is a court fight over all of the money people donated after his death.

03/26/2013

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Fallen Officer Honored On The Basketball Court

Friends and former co-workers hit the hardwood Saturday to support a police officer who died in the line of duty.

03/16/2013

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Minn. Might Name Highway For Slain Police Officer

A Minnesota police officer killed in the line of duty could soon be remembered with a stretch of highway named in his honor.

02/05/2013

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Officer Who Fled Cold Spring Cop Killing Resigns

The Cold Spring police officer who reportedly failed to get out of his squad car last November when Officer Tom Decker was shot and killed has resigned, city officials say.

01/30/2013

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Esme’s Blog: Questions Continue In Decker Case

Now that Eric Thomes, who authorities describe as a “person of interest” in the murder of officer Tom Decker, is dead we may never know exactly what happened Nov. 29 outside Winners Bar in Cold Spring, Minn. For officer Decker’s family, his friends, and for the people of Cold Spring — there will likely always be questions.

01/05/2013

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Cold Spring Reacts To Developments In Cop-Killing Case

Many townspeople in Cold Spring, Minn., said Friday that they think the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office owes 34-year-old Ryan Larson – the initial suspect in last year’s fatal officer shooting — a big apology.

01/05/2013

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Man Questioned In Officer Slaying Commits Suicide

Authorities say they have a new update in the investigation into the murder of a Cold Spring police officer. Officer Tom Decker was shot and killed in the line of duty last November.

01/04/2013

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WCCO Exclusive: Suspect Ryan Larson Talks About Cold Spring Case

Cold Spring officer Tom Decker was shot and killed late last month as he responded to a welfare check almost two weeks ago outside Winners Bar in Cold Spring.

12/12/2012

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Cold Spring Mayor Hopes For Clue In Decker’s Death

Authorities are still searching for evidence that will lead to the person who killed Cold Spring police Officer Tom Decker.

12/06/2012

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Slain Minnesota Officer Laid To Rest

A 31-year-old Cold Spring police officer who was known as a hometown boy and the department jokester will be laid to rest Wednesday.

12/05/2012

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Cold Spring Suspect Deflects Attention To Respect Decker’s Funeral

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Ryan Larson remains a suspect in the case of a fallen Cold Spring police officer. On Tuesday, he was released from custody because of a lack of evidence.

12/05/2012

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