Sherburn/Welcome  Police  Department

OFFICER BIOGRAPHIES

Sherburn/Welcome Police Department

Officer Information

Brad Hughes is originally from Fairmont, Minnesota.  He has an Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement, a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice with an emphasis on Management and Administration and a Master's Degree in Public Administration.  Brad is a graduate of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police C.L.E.O. and Command Academy and completed the Management Series for Police Organizations offered through the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. He is a graduate of the 2013 "Leadership in Police Organizations" training which was modeled after the WestPoint Military Academy and offered through the International Association of Chiefs of Police.   Brad is also certified in Forensic Child Interviewing through CornerHouse.  Brad started his law enforcement career in Tyler, Minnesota.  He also worked for the Trimont, Truman, Sherburn, Amboy and Winnebago Police Departments.  In 1998, Brad was hired as the Chief of Police for the Sherburn/Welcome Police Department and took over the role on January 1, 1999.  He is married to Jennifer and has three children; Derek, Logan and Taylor.  Brad enjoys working for this department because of the closeness of the communities and the relationships that have been built.  You can reach Brad at bhughes@sherburnwelcomepolice.org

Gina Jorgensen is originally from the Ceylon area.  Gina obtained her law enforcement training at Iowa Lakes Community College and Mankato Hibbing Range for skills training.  Gina has worked for the City of Welcome as a part-time police officer until the Sherburn/Welcome Police Department was formed.  She has worked for this department ever since, becoming a full-time officer in June of 1999.  Gina has also worked part-time for the City of Truman, City of Ceylon and Martin County as a correctional officer.  Gina is married and has two children.  She enjoys working here because of the close relationships within the department as well as the community.  You can reach Gina at gjorgensen@sherburnwelcomepolice.org

Amanda (Mandi) Cain grew up in Fairmont.  Mandi earned her Associates of Applied Science Degree from Alexandria Technical College.  Her prior experience in law enforcement includes being active in the Fairmont Explorers during high school and was a park ranger for the City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota.  Mandi started working for the department in July of 2004.  Mandi is married and has a son and a step-daughter.  Mandi enjoys working for the department because she likes the small town atmosphere and enjoys the relationships the department has with the citizens.  Mandi likes the idea of contributing positively to the community that she lives in.  You can reach Mandi at mcain@sherburnwelcomepolice.org

Officer Robinson is originally from St. Clair, MN. He attended Rasmussen College where he earned an Associate’s Degree in Law Enforcement and is currently working on finishing his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Officer Robinson began working for the department in August of 2013 and this is his first position as a police officer.

Officer Robinson has two daughters and a fiancé and lives in Stillwater, MN. Officer Robinson enjoys working in the small town environment because he grew up in a smaller community and likes the closeness of cities this size. He enjoys helping others whenever possible and likes meeting new people. Officer Robinson said he looks forward to being part of the Sherburn/Welcome Police Department and the community and will provide assistance in any way he can. You can reach Officer Robinson at krobinson@sherburnwelcomepolice.org

Josh Nelson is originally from the Sherburn Area. Josh attended Alexandria Technical College and obtained his Associates Degree in Law Enforcement. Officer Nelson also completed an extensive internship with the Fairmont Police Department and the Martin County Sheriff's Office during the summer of 2011. Josh started working for the department in October of 2011 and was  also employed by the Trimont Police Department, Fairmont Police Department and the Martin County Sheriff's Office.  In July of 2014, Officer Nelson moved to a full-time position with the department, but continues to work on a part-time basis for Fairmont and Martin County.  In October of 2014, Josh joined the Emergency Response Unit that is made up of officers from a number of different area agencies that provides tactical assistance when needed.  Josh has three older brothers. Officer Nelson said he enjoys the relationship that you develop with the public. Officer Nelson takes seriously the responsibility that he places on himself to honor and respect the citizens of the communities. He also enjoys the environment and the attitudes of his co-workers. You can reach Officer Nelson at jnelson@sherburnwelcomepolice.org

Kyle Brown grew up in Granada, Minnesota. Officer Brown graduated from Riverland Community College in Austin, Minnesota with an Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement and started with the department in October of 2014.  This is Officers Brown's first position as a police officer, however, he did complete and intensive internship with the Fairmont Police Department earlier in 2014.  Kyle has two brothers - one that serves in the National Guard and another that is still a student in school.  Officer brown looks forward to working with the department because he feels in a smaller community he will have a chance to get to know people on a more personal level.  You can reach Officer Brown at kbrown@sherburnwelcomepolice.org 

Michael Dahl is from St. James, Minnesota.  Michael graduated from Alexandria Technical College with an Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement.  Officer Dahl began his career with the Martin County Sheriff's Office and joined this department in November of 2014.  Officer Dahl works in a part-time position in both departments at this time and his goal is to join a department full-time as soon as possible.  Officer Dahl has two older sisters and an older brother.  Officer Dahl stated that he looks forward to working here since it is close to his home and he enjoys small communities where the people are friendly and easy to get to know.  You can reach Officer Dahl at mdahl@sherburnwelcomepolice.org