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Behind the Badge

Behind the Badge: Erika Hatle 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, September 28, 2023 10:39:00 AM
How did you get into law enforcement? I grew up on the west side of Saint Paul and originally went to school to become a vet. I had a change of heart when I saw my older brother get sworn-in as a Minneapolis police officer. I’ve always [...]
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Behind the Badge: Officer Scott Tinucci 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, July 21, 2023 9:23:00 AM
Please tell us a little about your background. My parents are from Saint Paul, and I grew up in Cottage Grove. Because I come from a large Italian family, we spent a lot of time in what was then known as Little Italy. Growing up, I was [...]
Behind the Badge

Behind the Badge: Police Officer Tenzin Dongag 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, June 5, 2023 6:19:00 AM
Please tell us a little bit about your background My parents are from Tibet. After Tibet was invaded by China in 1959, they escaped to India where I was born. I grew up in a boarding school there before I came to St. Paul when I was 7 or 8 [...]