Forest Lake Police Department 

1408 Lake Street South
Forest Lake, MN 55025

651-464-5877





Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Police Department, Forest Lake 651-464-5877
Reports, Police

Command Division 
Directions

1408 Lake Street South
Forest Lake, MN 55025

Forest Lake, MN 55025

651-464-5877

911


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Peterson, Richard R. Public Safety Director/Chief of Police 651-209-9925
Weiss, Greg Captain 651-209-9912

Detective Division 
Directions

1408 Lake Street South
Forest Lake, MN 55025

651-464-5877


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Boughton, Justin Detective 651-209-9915
Carlson, Nancy Detective 651-209-9914
McDonald, Darren Detective 651-209-9937
Graff, Scott Detective 651-209-9933

School Resource Officer Division 

1408 Lake Street South
Forest Lake, MN 55025

651-464-5877


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Olstad, Megan School Resource Officer - Century Jr. High 651-209-9924
Meyer, Troy School Resource Officer - Southwest Jr. High 651-209-9927
Karnes, Matt School Resource Officer - Forest Lake High School 651-209-9929

K-9 Division 
Directions

1408 Lake Street South
Forest Lake, MN 55025

651-464-5877


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Kent, Nick K-9 Officer - Ranger 651-209-9921

Patrol Division 
Directions

1408 Lake Street South
Forest Lake, MN 55025

651-464-5877


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Richert, Mark Patrol Sergeant 651-209-9920
Peterson, Bruce Patrol Sergeant 651-209-9931
Ayers, Jake Patrol Seargeant 651-209-9922
Kowarsch, Kurt Patrol Sergeant 651-209-9932
Cockburn, Tom Patrol Officer 651-209-9938
DeGroot, Brent Patrol Officer 651-209-9913
Ferguson, Pat Patrol Officer 651-209-9917
Johnson, Trevor Patrol Officer 651-209-9928
Lafferty, Sean Patrol Officer 651-209-9923
Smith, Matt Patrol Officer 651-209-9934
Glader, Jon School Resource Officer - High School 651-209-9935
Olstad, Nathan Patrol Officer 651-209-9926
Warke, Maryrose Patrol Officer 651-209-9936

Administrative Services Division 
Directions

1408 Lake Street South
Forest Lake, MN 55025

651-464-5877


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Gort, Lynn Administrative Assistant 651-464-5877
Racchini, Jess Administrative Assistant 651-464-5877