Police Department

Law Enfocement CenterThe Redwood Falls Police Department provides 24 hour law enforcement protection for the community.  The Department also works hand in hand with North Ambulance in training and providing local medical emergency services. Patrol cars are outfitted with oxygen and heart defibrillators to allow the Department to also serve as first responders in medical emergencies.

The Department shares facilities with the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office at the Law Enforcement Center at 303 East Third Street. The facility also provides a station office for area State Patrol and acts as a message center for other law enforcement agencies within Redwood County. As part of the Law Enforcement Center, the Redwood Falls Police Department and the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office are able to combine and share resources and technical equipment and joint records in a more cost effective manner. Departments commonly work together in areas of training, enforcement, education and public service.

The Department has an active role in narcotics and gang investigation and education as a member of the “Brown, Lyon, Redwood Drug Task Force” and a part of the “Brown, Lyon, Redwood Emergency Response Team” (tactical unit that trains monthly to meet demands of today’s society).

Dial 911…whether it is a police, fire, or medical emergency. Your 911 call is routed directly to the appropriate emergency personnel who will send help.
For non emergency calls……507-637-4005.

Emergency Management

Emergency management for Redwood Falls is managed and controlled by the Police Chief of this department. The Chief works closely with the County Emergency Manager and is part of the Redwood County Emergency Management System. Many area citizens are trained as weather spotters and are of valuable assistance during severe weather. Training takes place on a county wide basis through mock disaster drills coordinated with the Redwood County Emergency Manager.

If you are interested in becoming a weather spotter, contact Redwood County Emergency Manager at 507-637-4035.

Police Award Program

The City Council adopted an award program on December 4, 2012, to promote excellence in law enforcement and recognize outstanding performance of its members, as well as citizens who significantly support and assist the Redwood Falls Police Department mission. Members of the public are welcome to nominate an officer or citizen for outstanding service. To make a nomination, click on Police Award Policy.

Police Award Policy

Police Department

303 East Third Street
Redwood Falls, MN  56283


Mark Dressen, Police Chief
E-mail:  mdressen@ci.redwood-falls.mn.us

Jason Cotner, Assistant Police Chief
E-mail:  jason.cotner@ci.redwood-falls.mn.us

For weather related announcements, please visit the
KLGR Website