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Sheriff: Pat Eliasen

Mission Statement:
The fundamental duty of the Cook County Sheriff's Office is to "protect and serve" with fairness and respect.

We demand excellence in the quality of our law enforcement, stressing professionalism, integrity, and timeliness, so that those we serve may feel secure. Provide equal enforcement and protection of the law without prejudice and favor.

We promote the setting of goals in partnership with the community, and prioritize and address problems based on the concerns of the community.

We are committed to the continuous improvement in law enforcement and will promote and utilize the most modern techniques available.




911 Note: Please be aware that when a 911 call is placed within Cook County there is at least an 8 second delay before the call is connected. Please do not hang up and re-dial during this time. Also, in case of telephone line failure to the Tofte, Gunflint Trail and Hovland exchanges the delay is increased due to the use of sattelite transmission of the 911 call.

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Cook County is using CodeRED, a high-speed mass notification system to keep you safe in the event of an emergency. The system allows us to deliver emergency messages to you via phone call to your landline or mobile device and through text and e-mail.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014 09:25

Sheriff's Office

Pat Eliasen
Chief Deputy
Will Sandstrom
Cook County Law
Enforcement Center
143 Gunflint Trl
Grand Marais, MN  55604



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