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Duluth Police Department

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About the Duluth Police Department

The Duluth Police Department is the third-largest police department in Minnesota and is nationally recognized due to our innovative policing programs. A primary focus at the Duluth Police Department is community policing and working with our community to build partnerships for effective problem-solving and crime prevention. The department has a staff of approximately 158 police officers and 40 support staff. Our 2022 budget is set at $26 million. The department is divided into three divisions: the Patrol Division, the Investigative Division, and the Administrative Division. Each division is managed by a Deputy Chief of Police.