Pete Crum files for Washington County Sheriff

Pete Crum, 39, a resident of New Scandia Township and Inspector for the St. Paul Police Department, has formally entered the race for Washington County Sheriff.

Crum's experience began in 1985 when he joined the Marine Corps Reserve Military Police Company at Fort Snelling. Crum was activated for the first Persian Gulf War where he served with the 2nd Marine Division in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

Since returning from the Persian Gulf in 1991, Crum has worked as a patrol officer and sergeant for the Minneapolis Police Department, a research associate for the University of Alaska's Justice Center, Assistant Chief for Bethel Alaska, and as an inspector and spokesman for the St. Paul Police Department.

Crum stepped down from his position as spokesman in June to focus on his campaign for sheriff. Crum's current duties as an inspector include work as a Certified Emergency Manager for the St. Paul Police Department.

Crum is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and has bachelor's degrees in political science and sociology and a master's in public administration from the University of Alaska. Crum is co-author of several published criminal justice research papers.

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