Posts Categorized: DPS

Josh Orbeck – SP462

Josh Orbeck Funeral Program Joshua S. Orbeck, 36, of Richmond, formerly of Benson, died Thursday July 27th from complications of cancer, surrounded by his family, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. His mass of Christian Burial will be at 11am Wednesday August 2nd at the Catholic Church of St. Boniface in Cold Spring. Visitation will… Read more »

Paid Parental Leave

Full Story Here Lt. Governor Tina Smith Announces Six Weeks of Paid Parental Leave for State Employees November 17, 2016 | Health, Reform and Better Government, Human Rights Dayton-Smith Administration announcement makes the State of Minnesota a national leader   Minnesota’s new paid parental leave policy provides employees same benefit available to local governments, Mayo Clinic, U.S. Bank, and… Read more »

Police Unions call for Dayton to Apologize

July 11, 2016 Law Enforcement Unions Condemn Violent Protest & Divisive Rhetoric Saint Paul, MN – The following is a statement from Jake Ayers, President, Law Enforcement Labor Services; Joe Dellwo, President, Minnesota State Patrol Troopers Association; Lt. Bob Kroll, President, Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis; and Dave Titus, President, Saint Paul Police Officers Federation. “While our… Read more »

Letter to Governor Dayton

July 10, 2016 Governor Dayton; As the Association Presidents for the State of Minnesota’s Troopers and Conservation Officers, we represent over 700 state peace officers.  We believe it is necessary for us to respond to the statements made concerning the shooting in Falcon Heights. This event is tragic for all: the Castile family, the officers… Read more »