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Star tribune Article – Arbitrator rules Hennepin County must back pay $300,000 for ranking deputies

Hennepin County administrators withheld critical salary information during a contract arbitration with a group of ranking sheriff deputies, a move that will now cost the county more than $300,000, an arbitrator ruled.  For more information click Hennepin County Arbitration – News Story

2018 LELS Annual Meeting

The 2018 Annual Meeting was held at Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria MN.  The meeting was held in conjunction with the MPPOA.

Important business was conducted and lots of fun was had by all.

Save the date:  2019 Annual Meeting will be held June 8-11, 2019

2018 Lou Jeska Steward of the Year Award

Michael McDougall (Spike)

St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office






2018 LELS Distinguished Service Award

Ryan Sinclair

Clay County Sheriff’s Office





2018 Law Enforcement Labor Services Scholarship Recipient

Kyler Nesbit

LaCrescent, Minnesota

Nominated by:  Officer Christopher Frick



MPPOA recognized La Crescent Police Department Officers

Ryan Quanrud and Christopher Frick.







Jake Ayers

President of LELS










2016 Steward Training

We had a wonderful turnout for the Steward Training, our first in outstate Minnesota. This all day event featured training for new and experienced stewards covering a number of topics relating to representing members.

Isaac Kaufman, General Counsel, discussing issues with Internal Affairs


2016 Annual Meeting – Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria

Jake Ayers, President
Opening Speech

Fidelity Blueline Mortgage Presentation
by Matt Hodapp

Dave Lovass with Plaque for his service to LELS and their members

Ready to start the Golf Tournament

LELS Golf Tournament

Steward of the Year Presentation to
Jeff Haanson, Lakeville Police Department
LELS Local #128