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Montevideo American-News
  • Cpl. Matthew Sorenson Promoted to Lieutenant in Minnesota State Patrol’s Marshall District

  • Cpl. Matthew Sorenson was selected as the new Lieutenant for the Min­nesota State Patrol District 2300 that serves 13 counties in southwest Min­nesota based in Marshall.
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  • Cpl. Matthew Sorenson was selected as the new Lieutenant for the Min­nesota State Patrol District 2300 that serves 13 counties in southwest Min­nesota based in Marshall.
     
    Cpl. Sorenson’s promotion to Lieutenant took place Monday, June 2, 2014, at the Department of Public Safety Com­munication Division Media Room, in Town Square, downtown St. Paul.
     
    Sorenson began his career with the Minnesota State Patrol in 1990.  Since that time, Sorenson has served as a road trooper, Drug Recognition Expert and Instructor, Accident Re­constructionist, Field Training Officer, SFST Instructor and Mobile Field Force Member in District 2300.
     
    Prior to joining the Minnesota State Patrol, Sorenson served as a deputy with the Pipestone County Sheriff’s Depart­ment, a police officer with the Brandon and Garretson Police Departments and as park ranger with the South Dakota Game Fish and Parks.
     
    Sorenson, who lives in rural Rock County, holds an A.A.S Degree in Law Enforcement from Alex­andria Technical College. He grew up in Rock County and graduated from Jasper High School in 1986.
     
    “It’s an honor to be promoted to lieutenant, and I appreciate the trust they have in me to do the job,” Lt. Sorenson said during Monday’s ceremony. “I look forward to working with the troopers in our district and to serve and protect Min­nesota’s citizens and the motoring public.”
    Attending Sorenson’s promotion ceremony in St. Paul Monday were his fiancé, Lori Ehde, Luverne, and his parents, Arden and Mary Ellen Sorenson, Jasper.

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