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Douglas County Sheriff's Office

January 27, 2017
Kirk Pollard
Homes evacuated during standoff
January 27, 2017 - 9:00am
Brad Ruckheim of the Leaf Valley Fire Department and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Ron Boyden carry a Nebulus rescue device off and ropes after a rescue on Lake Ida. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Minnesota-made device aids in ice rescue
January 27, 2017 - 6:00am
September 28, 2016
Hostile event training set for October
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
A prayer service for law enforcement officers took place on the lawn of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Saturday evening.  (Contributed photos)
Prayer service for officers draws big support
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
With the warm temperatures the ice conditions are deteriorating quickly and going out onto the ice is becoming increasingly dangerous. Douglas County Sheriff's deputies advise people to stay off of the ice. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
People, ATV go through ice; sheriff says stay off
March 12, 2016 - 4:09pm
January 20, 2016
The new vests are bulletproof and custom-fit for each dog. They also have the dog's names monogrammed. (Photos by Beth Leipholtz)
An invaluable investment
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2015
Unoccupied homes burglarized in county
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Law enforcement symbols of Douglas County
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
March 18, 2015
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office puts airboat on its wish list
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
March 11, 2015
Tina McPherson and Keith Polipnick are longtime dispatchers for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and now, they’re also certified communications unit leaders – trained to set up and maintain a communications center in the midst of an emergency or incident. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
Communication is critical
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
March 6, 2015
Douglas County Dive Team members and Bosek Underwater Recovery Services pulled a Polaris Ranger ATV out of Lake Andrew Wednesday morning. The vehicle went through the ice a couple hundred yards from shore near the Pospisil lake access on Tuesday evening. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Rescue and Recovery
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
Troy Wolbersen
Sign up for CodeRED
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
February 26, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: February 25, 2015
February 26, 2015 - 9:55am
February 25, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: February 24, 2015
February 25, 2015 - 10:46am
February 20, 2015
Burglar makes off with guns, other items
February 20, 2015 - 12:00am