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Deer River, Minnesota




The Deer River Police Department is a team of dedicated professionals that serve the City of Deer River and surrounding communities. We strive to provide excellent service and communication to those we serve. It’s our hope that this site will provide you with a greater understanding of the services that the department provides to our community. Our goal is to keep our community members familiar with the officers, individuals and activities of the Deer River Police Department.

Deer River is located in North-Central Minnesota at the junction of US Hwy 2 and State Hwy 6. Deer River have a population of just over 900 but with a local Casino and a vast amount of tourism, the population can swell throughout the year. 

Department Officers

  • Brian Castellano - Police Chief - Badge #268

  • Sam Perry - Police / DARE Officer - Badge #266

  • Eric Hutchins - School Liason Officer - Badge #264

  • Jeff Krall - Patrol Officer - Badge #260

  • Cody Ploetz - Patrol Officer - Badge #263

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