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2022 Law Enforcement Scholarship Program Announced By Sheriff Shawn Haken

Tue 9-20-2022

(Jackson)- Yesterday Jackson County Sheriff Shawn Haken announced the commencement of the 2022 Law Enforcement Scholarship Program. The sheriff co-chairs the Scholarship and Awards Committee this year, and 20 $2,000 scholarships will be awarded thanks to the efforts of 87 sheriffs in Minnesota.

In selecting the recipients of the awards, the committee will intend to achieve representation from all geographical areas in the state. Winners will be announced by December 28th as well. Requirements to be a winner include, the mandated POST Skills Program, recipients must be in their second of a two-year law enforcement program, or their third or fourth year of a four-year college Criminal Justice Program.

Students meeting those criteria are invited to get on the list and sign an application form by visiting either our local Jackson County Sheriff's Office or go online and get one at www.mnsheriffs.org. Deadline to apply is November 19th.