Sgt. Tammy Diedrich

I am a 20 year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department. I started my career on the North side of Minneapolis in the 4th Precinct as a patrol officer.

During my tenure, I have worked in the Repeat Offender Unit, 3rd Precinct Patrol, and the Backgrounds Unit. In 1995, I was promoted to Sergeant and worked in the Training Unit, Sex Crimes and spent 9 years in Homicide.

I spent 2 years involved with the Metro CISM team assisting in debriefing Police Departments and officers involved in critical incidents or officer deaths.

I had the privilege of being on the Minneapolis Police Honor Guard for 10 years. I have volunteered for Cops Care Program and the Police Athletic League.

I have been awarded the Medal of Valor and several other medals for police work. In 2003, I received the 2003 Community Leadership Award to me by the Hennepin County Attorney.

In 2006 and 2007, I was the Department Recruitment Sergeant. In December 2007, I returned to the Homicide Unit where I work as a detective.

The greatest thing about our department is the potential to change your assignments. Since Minneapolis is the largest department in the state, we have the most career opportunities available.

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Last updated Sep 27, 2011