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Reward offered for information on Cold Spring police shooting

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Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549

Up to $100,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the death of Cold Spring Police Officer Tom Decker.


Cold Spring Police Officer Tom Decker, 31, was shot to death just before 11 p.m. on November 29, 2012. Officer Decker was conducting a welfare check at an apartment behind Winner's Bar on Main Street in Cold Spring at the time of the shooting. Despite extensive investigation, the person responsible for his death has not been caught. In addition, the 20 gauge shotgun investigators believe was used to kill Officer Decker has not been located. A reward of up to $100,000 is being offered by Spotlight on Crime for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for Officer Decker's death.

Anyone with information related to this case is urged to contact the Stearns County Sheriff's Office at 877-782-5683 or the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension at 877-996-6222 or

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