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Meet Jason

Head shot of Jason RiggsHi, I'm Captain Jason Riggs of the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.  I'm a proud 21 year veteran in Minnesota Law Enforcement with 18 years experience with Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.  I was promoted from Deputy Sheriff to Sergeant in September of 2010 and was promoted from Sergeant to Captain in February of 2019.  I'm also a 19 year member of the Headwaters SWAT team and have served as the Commander for the past 10 years.  The Headwaters SWAT team services both Beltrami and Clearwater counties. 


Law Enforcement Career

  • Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office
  • Blackduck Police Department (Police Chief) 
  • Leech Lake Police Department
  • Deer River Police Department
  • Floodwood Police Department


  • United States Navy           1991 to 1996
  • MN Army National Guard  1996 to 2001
  • First Gulf War Veteran

Public Office

  • Blackduck City Council Councilman
  • Blackduck City Council Mayor

Community Volunteer

  • Youth firearms Instructor. 
  • Royal Ranger youth ministry Leader. 
  • Boy Scouts assistant
  • Foster Parent for 17 years
  • Youth mentoring program Mentor


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