I started this #ThankACop series to recognize all the important work our peace officers do. From saving lives to building community to keeping our streets safe, law enforcement professionals fill almost any role necessary to protect and serve.
After 32 years of service, Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes is retiring.
Chief Hughes spent the last 19 years of his career as police chief and held numerous positions in the department beforehand. His dedication to public safety and leadership in Sartell will be missed.
On February 22nd, the Wright County Board of Commissioners meeting, family, and work colleagues honored Captain Annette Habisch-Peterson. She received a retirement plaque in an emotional ceremony after her more than 35 years of service to the citizens of Wright County in her work with the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.
Before the end of 2021, two members of the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office were recognized for their outstanding service. Sheriff James Stuart was elected President of the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association, and Anoka County Commander Wayne Heath was awarded the President’s Award by the outgoing president of the Association.