by Rich Larson
Yesterday morning, Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn informed the Rice County Board of Commissioners that he will be stepping
away from his position and retiring effective November 12th.
Dunn said throughout his career his wife and family have made many sacrifices to support him. Now, with his wife in a job that has taken her out-of-state, he said it’s time to support her.
Dunn has spent more than thirty-three years in law enforcement, beginning with a short stint as a temporary Deputy in Crow Wing County, then as a police officer in Kenyon before joining the Rice County Sheriff’s Department as a corrections officer. After being promoted to patrol deputy in 1991, he rose through the ranks to become Sheriff Richard Cook’s Chief Deputy, and then ran for Sheriff when Cook retired in 2010.
Dunn has been an engaged member of both the Rice County and greater law enforcement communities during his time as Sheriff. He is currently the past president of the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association, has served on numerous boards in Rice County, among them the HOPE Center of Faribault and has made domestic violence prevention one of his top priorities, and he was instrumental in getting approval for a new jail and law enforcement center in Rice County, that he says will be able to serve the area for the next two-to-three decades at least.
The sheriff has seen a lot of changes during his time in law enforcement. He has not shied away from standing up and defending his profession and...
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