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Willmar Police Department

October 13, 2018
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Firefighter Jason Bredeson puts out a fire during a training session Oct. 2 at the Willmar Fire Department.
Lending a helping hand: Trainees learn valuable lessons during CERT course
October 13, 2018 - 1:16pm
October 5, 2018
Girl escapes attempted kidnapping in Willmar
October 5, 2018 - 11:47am
October 3, 2018
Kelsey Lloyd
Kelsey Lloyd hired as new Willmar police officer
October 3, 2018 - 1:39pm
Joseph Schaefbauer
Schaefbauer joins Willmar Police Department
October 3, 2018 - 10:08am
September 20, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Willmar Police Officer James Venenga, who serves as a school resource officer, teaches a D.A.R.E. class at Kennedy Elementary School. The department is seeking to add another officer in order to fully staff the school resource officer positions in the Willmar Public Schools.
Willmar PD seeks hiring increase in 2019
September 20, 2018 - 8:02pm
September 17, 2018
Suicide attempt in Willmar business parking lot
September 17, 2018 - 2:22pm
July 30, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Officer Sam Schaefbauer and police K-9 Major walk through the office at the Willmar Police Department Friday. They both recently went through multiple weeks of training and the pair officially began working together this past button
Officer Major reporting for duty
July 30, 2018 - 10:03am
July 8, 2018
James Young, 42, left, and Michelle Young, 44, husband and wife, died in a car-motorcycle crash Saturday, July 7, 2018, near Hawick.
Husband, wife killed in crash outside Hawick Saturday
July 8, 2018 - 6:22pm
July 7, 2018
July 7 story: Two killed in crash outside Hawick Saturday
July 7, 2018 - 8:05pm
May 29, 2018
Christensen a new Willmar patrol officer
May 29, 2018 - 12:21pm
May 24, 2018
Level 3 offender moving to Willmar next week
May 24, 2018 - 5:08am
March 27, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Willmar Police Officer Tony La Patka watches for the active shooter during a drill at Lakeland Elementary school on Monday. Officers from the Willmar Police Department were able conduct active shooter scenarios at the elementary school while the students were out of the building for their spring break.
Willmar police train to prepare for school shootings
March 27, 2018 - 8:46am
March 26, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune file photo

Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt reviews a brochure from WatchGuard, the company the police department will be purchasing 24 body cameras from. Felt hopes to have the new cameras up and running in spring 2018.
Willmar PD body cameras expected next month
March 26, 2018 - 10:41am
March 12, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Officer Alex Anderson carries his lunch tray while first-grade student Kennsy De Jesus Barajas purchases her lunch Thursday in the Kennedy Elementary School cafeteria in Willmar.
An arresting good time: 'Lunch with a Cop' events happening at Willmar elementary schools
March 12, 2018 - 7:02am
January 31, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, left, and Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt presented information last week on the new body camera policies being established for their respective agencies.
Local body camera policies closely follow state model
January 31, 2018 - 6:34am