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The Minot Police Department announces the following promotion:
The following awards were presented at the Minot Police Department today.
Outstanding Police Employee – 2017 – Lead Dispatcher
Sean Christie Outstanding Police Officer – 2017 –
Senior Officer Ross Lakoduk
These awards are given annually following a nomination and selection process by a group of their peers. This year there were eleven employees who were nominated to receive the awards.
Congratulations to Sean and Ross on receiving these awards.
They exemplify the high quality of employees that work at the Minot Police Department.
Effective February 11th, 2018, Senior Officer Greg Johnson will be promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant.
Officer Greg Johnson began his law enforcement career as a Correctional Officer for the Ward County Sheriff’s Department from 1996 to 2004. He was a night shift supervisor during his service at the Ward County Jail.
Officer Johnson joined the Minot Police Department in 2004 as a Patrol Officer. In 2008, he was promoted to Senior Police Officer. He was transferred to the Investigations Division in 2013 where he worked as an Investigator specializing in domestic violence and sexual assault crimes.
Officer Johnson transferred to the Records Division in 2016 where he has been responsible for proper intake and maintenance of property and evidence. Following his promotion, Sergeant Greg Johnson will be assigned to the Patrol Division - Night Shift.
Officer Johnson has achieved over 1600 hours of police training during his career, many of which are in areas of criminal investigation. He currently serves the department as a certified Weapons Instructor and Firearms Armorer.
He is a graduate of Velva High School and Minot State University with a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice.