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The Red Lake Police Department is under the supervision of Public Safety Director William Brunelle, and is responsible for enforcing all ordinances contained within the Tribal Code. Ordinances are established by the Tribal Council for the safety and well being of all members.

The department’s jurisdiction extends to all boundaries, and includes the Northwest Angle as well.

The primary goal of the department is the protection of all residents of the reservation. In addition to law enforcement activities, the department all provides other services, including:

  • School liaison officer for the Red Lake School District.
  • DARE Officer to teach students to raise drug awareness and prevention techniques.
  • Traffic safety officer to enhance public safety on Tribal roads.
  • Security officers at the Red Lake Hospital.

The Conservation Department operates within the Police Department, and is responsible for enforcing all fish and game ordinances, as well as water safety ordinances.

The Police Department is located in the Criminal Justice Center.


Contact Information

Red Lake Police Department
Hwy. 1 East
Red Lake, MN 56671

Phone: 218-679-3313
Fax: 218-679-1850

William Brunelle Director
Dana Lyons, Jr. Captain
Alexandra Dow Lieutenant
Justin Nelson Sergeant
William Branchaud Corporal
Robert McClain Corporal
Collin "Kelly" Brunelle Criminal Investigator
Geoffrey Pierre Criminal Investigator
Jonathan Richards Criminal Investigator
Paul Kwako Criminal Investigator
Ron Leyba Criminal Investigator
Ryan Bialke Patrol Officer
Harold Graves, Jr. Patrol Officer
Dominic Hamre Patrol Officer
Joseph Heyer Patrol Officer
Keary Petschl Patrol Officer
Aaron Gelle Patrol Officer
Joshua Wicker Patrol Officer
Alea Richardson Patrol Officer
Patrick Bendel Patrol Officer
Matthew Smith Patrol Officer
Aaron Stillday Patrol Officer
Garret Deitman Patrol Officer
Jamus Veit Patrol Officer
Guadalupe Ybarra Patrol Officer
Patrick Graves Chief Conservation Officer
Paul Smith Conservation Officer
Tyson Nelson Conservation Officer
Shannon Barron Conservation Officer
James Cloud Conservation Officer
Kendall Kingbird Conservation Officer
Vacant Conservation Officer
TAC Bernadette Raincloud Dispatcher
Samantha Dow TCO Dispatcher
Arlene Red Eagle TCO Dispatcher
Marie Spears TCO Dispatcher
Marisha Johnson TCO Dispatcher
Cassidy White TCO Dispatcher
Shania Blue TCO Dispatcher
Nicole Spears Admin Staff
Jasmine Smith Admin Staff
Star Kingbird Evidence Clerk


08-Jun-2017 02:12 PM