RPD recognized as a Top Supportive Employer for Guard and Reserve Service Members

(ABC 6 NEWS) – The Rochester Police Department was named one of the most supportive employers for Guard and Reserve Service members in Minnesota.

In a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, the Minnesota committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve recognized RPD with eh Above and Beyond award for exceeding local legal requirements of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.

Joe Koncur, U.S. Army Reserve captain and RPD crime analyst, nominated Chief Jim Franklin and the department for this recognition.