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The primary job of the patrol deputy is to respond to citizen requests for service for events such as accidents, domestic and neighborhood disputes, and traffic complaints. Deputies also initiate investigative activity into all crimes occurring within the patrol area. The Patrol Division is responsible for traffic enforcement on the roadways in its patrol area. The division also provides K-9 services and has officers working in local schools as resource officers.

Community policing is the driving philosophy of the Patrol Division. The community is invited to partner with law enforcement to identify problems, develop responses and evaluate programs. The Sheriff's Office promotes this practice with patrol sub-stations and staff liaisons in the community.

The Sheriff's Office Patrol Division provides law enforcement service to eight cities and townships in northern Anoka County:

  • Andover
  • Bethel
  • Columbus
  • East Bethel
  • Ham Lake
  • Linwood Township
  • Nowthen
  • Oak Grove
  1. Anoka County Sheriff's Office

    Patrol Division
    13301 Hanson Boulevard NW
    Andover, MN 55304
    Phone:  763-324-5160

    To speak with a Sheriff's Office Supervisor during non-business hours:

    Call 763-427-1212 and ask to speak with the on duty Sheriff's Office sergeant.

    Fax:  763-324-5182
    Email:  sheriff@co.anoka.mn.us

  2. Cdr. Paul Lenzmeier. (1)

    Paul Lenzmeier

    Commander
    Phone: (763) 324-5161

  3. Lt. Derek Schuldt. (5)

    Derek Schuldt

    Lieutenant
    Phone: 763-324-5162

  4. Wayne Hunt

    Sergeant
    Phone: 763-324-5163

  5. Derek Peters

    Sergeant
    Phone: 763-324-5164

  6. Michael Slavik

    Sergeant
    Phone: 763-324-5165

  7. Eric Herschberger

    Sergeant
    Phone: 763-324-5166

  8. Tim Day

    Sergeant
    Phone: 763-324-5167

  9. John Pilz

    Sergeant
    Phone: 763-324-5168

  10. Anthony Mendoza

    Sergeant
    Phone: 763-324-5169

  11. Joshua Hatton

    Sergeant
    Phone: 763-324-5170

  12. Tony Nelson

    Sergeant
    Phone: 763-324-5171