Joshua Walker has been hired as a new full-time officer for the Montevideo Police Department.
Joshua Walker has been hired as a new full-time officer for the Montevideo Police Department. Walker holds an associates degree in criminal justice, which he earned while serving overseas with the Army National Guard in Delta Company out of Albert Lea. He also earned a bachelors degree in police investigation and law enforcement. Walker has served as a part-time police officer in Truman, Trimont and the Sherburn-Welcome Police Department. He worked full time for the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Department. Walker has moved to work in Montevideo due to an interest in the education and recreation opportunities in the community for he and his family. He began on March 31, and has been getting to know the community. (Staff photo by Jeremy Jones)