Lt. Scot Redding retires from Minot Police Department

Lt. Scot Redding has retired from the Minot Police Department after 30 years, according to information provided by the MPD.

Redding started his career as a police officer with the MPD in 1990. He was later promoted to senior patrol officer and then to sergeant. He was deployed to Iraq from 2007 to 2011. In 2011 he was promoted to lieutenant and was assigned to patrol. He served on the SWAT team and bike patrol unit during his career. He was also a certified instructor and field training officer and was instrumental in developing and maintaining the department’s personal protective equipment for officers.

Also at a ceremony earlier this week, Darren Dyke was promoted to Minot Police Department lieutenant. Dyke will be assigned to the patrol division where he will be the shift commander for the department’s night shift.

Cole Strandemo was promoted to sergeant. He will be will be reassigned to the administration division in the community outreach unit where he will have several duties to include supervision of school resource officers, training, and procurement and management of department equipment.


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