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November 20, 2017
Farmington police Sgt. Lee Hollatz retires after serving the community for nearly 23 years. Hollatz was honored by Farmington Police Chief Brian Lindquist, who commended his years of service, gave him a hug and his police badge mounted on a plaque. Kara Hildreth / contributor
'Filled with gratitude': Retiring Sgt. Lee Hollatz heralded as hard-working, determined cop
November 20, 2017 - 8:45am
November 16, 2017
Reid Erickson lives with a traumatic brain injury after he broke his neck from a wartime explosion in Afghanistan. Today his service dog Milton acts as a protector and wears a vest in public and aids Erickson when he is home alone. “I don’t say he is my dog, I say I am his human,” Erickson said. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington veteran finds support from loving service dog
November 16, 2017 - 8:45am
November 9, 2017
New Farmington police officer Keaton Reuben takes the oath of office at Farmington City Council with Farmington City Administrator David McKnight Monday, Nov. 6. Reuben follows in his father's footsteps, a Minneapolis police officer, and he graduated recently with honors from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Reuben joins police department
November 9, 2017 - 5:51pm
November 1, 2017
Law enforcement from multiple agencies flooded a Farmington neighborhood Tuesday, Oct. 31, to respond to a report of a suicidal woman. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Police: Farmington woman dies by suicide after seven-hour standoff
November 1, 2017 - 10:39am
September 4, 2017
Dakota County authorities use a drone during an investigation of a shooting Sunday in Farmington. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Police: Woman shot, suspect arrested after standoff in Farmington
September 4, 2017 - 11:52am
August 27, 2017
Farmington Police Patrol Sgt. Bob Sauter said police body cams allow police to capture the scene on police calls and the footage protects the public. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington police respond to growing call load
August 27, 2017 - 8:27pm
August 25, 2017
Courtesy photo by Woodbury Public Safetyplay button
Police seeking two men following string of hotel robberies
August 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 23, 2017
After hearing on the radio of Verizon break-ins, Farmington police waited outside the store downtown to await suspects who broke the storefront window on Aug. 12. They fled the scene and were later apprehended in Lonsdale. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Police arrive on scene in Farmington before Verizon break-in
August 23, 2017 - 9:26am
August 18, 2017
Farmington police officer Breanna Larson, who is retiring to pursue a social work career, is shown holding one twin baby boy, 16-month-old Tucker. “I have been her chief and it has been an absolute pleasure to watch her work," police Chief Brian Lindquist said.Kara Hildreth / contributor
Moving on: Farmington officer retires for career in social work
August 18, 2017 - 9:00am
August 7, 2017
Speeding on the rise in Minnesota
August 7, 2017 - 9:12am
July 26, 2017
A screenshot from a July 9, 2017, video that is part of arson investigation in Farmington. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6’0 tall, medium build, wearing a dark colored t-shirt and shorts. Courtest of Farmington Police Departmentplay button
Police ask for help to identify suspected arsonist
July 26, 2017 - 10:39am
May 25, 2017
The Rev. John Guist, the department's chaplain, volunteered at the grill during the open house at the police station where Farmington residents showed up to tour the station, check out the police vehicles and share a meal together. Kara Hildreth /  Contributor
PHOTOS: Farmington police connect with residents
May 25, 2017 - 9:14am
February 16, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Brian Johnson of Cambridge sits in a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, during which he said he supports legislation to help people switch careers to become police officers. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Legislators consider requiring, funding Minnesota police diversity training
February 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
October 4, 2016
Instagram post from "friendly clown" prompts response from Farmington police chief
October 4, 2016 - 3:43pm
August 31, 2016
Office Travis Sundvall and his K-9 partner, Bosco. (Submitted Photo)
Thrivent's K9 5K to raise funds for future training
August 31, 2016 - 12:51pm
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