Law Enforcement Labor Services (LELS) would like to take this opportunity to welcome Jim Mortenson as their new Executive Director. Jim comes to us with thirty-two years (32) of law enforcement experience, after retiring from the St. Cloud Police Department at the rank of Lieutenant. Jim was an active LELS member his entire career and held union positions within various locals as he was promoted through the ranks, to include steward, negotiations team member and president. In addition, he was a board member with the MN Police and Peace Officers Association for six (6) years.
Jim holds a Master’s Degree in Public Safety Executive Leadership and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He has worked as a Business Agent for LELS for the past eighteen (18) months prior to his promotion to Executive Director.