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Torgerson Announces Run for Olmsted County Sheriff

Updated: 12/11/2013 5:46 AM
Created: 12/10/2013 11:01 PM KSTP.com

(ABC 6 News) -- A captain with the Olmsted County Sheriff's Department announced his bid to become sheriff, Tuesday, in Rochester.

Kevin Torgerson made the announcement at Whistle Binkies.  He's looking to replace current Sheriff Dave Mueller.   Currently, Torgerson is a captain within the department and has 34 years of law enforcement experience.

"I've been a part of that and have been behind the scenes over the years, and i just want to take the next step and really be a voice for the sheriff's office," he said.

Besides working as a captain, he is also director of Olmsted County Homeland Security and Emergency Operations.