Protection offered for protectors
February 21, 2020
Shield 616 and the Cloquet Eagles Club worked together to make Cloquet's newest school resource officer (SRO), and the children he is there to protect, a little bit safer.
On Wednesday, Feb. 12, SRO Larry Sherk was presented with gear from Shield 616, a nonprofit organization that raises money to provide law enforcement officers with better protection.
The nonprofit group was started after founder Jake Skifstad, a former Colorado police officer and SWAT team member, responded to a shooting at a church that killed two and injured three more. He realized later that his police-issued vest woul...