Moose Lake loses police officers
February 9, 2024
Interim police chief Chad Pattison was granted special authority in Moose Lake after the three-member department saw the resignation of two of its officers last month.
Both officers resigned in the wake of a public hearing last month to determine if the city council would either maintain a force or disband the department and contract with the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office for the city’s law enforcement coverage.
The board will vote on the matter during its meeting at 4 p.m. Feb. 14.
In the meantime, city administrator Ellissa Owens explained that Pattison has been granted “schedul...