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June 26, 2022

4/1/2022 9:40:00 AM
Where have all the applicants gone?
Even though there are plenty of law enforcement openings in Minnesota, relatively few residents are applying for the jobs, Olmsted County Sheriff Kevin Torgerson told the City Council at its Tuesday, March 22 meeting.
The Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), the governing board that hires and licenses deputies in Minnesota, has indicated there are 800 to 1,000 openings for law enforcement jobs in the state, Torgerson said.
"That's unheard of," he said. "Absolutely unheard of. So the hiring of people is challenging."
Even small towns are having a hard time finding officers, Torgerson said...
For more on this story pick uproar copy of the April 5 Stewartville STAR.

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