Chief of Police at Shakopee Police Department
Chief Tate has been with the Shakopee Police Department since 1998 and has served as Police Chief since 2009. During his tenure as chief, the department has twice received the IACP’s “Excellence in Community Policing Award” as well as their “Excellence in Victim Services Award”. One of the programs the has IACP highlighted is their Recovery Assistance Program, which assists residents financially during their recovery process. The program has received state-wide recognition and has been replicated in other Minnesota Communities. Shakopee was the first department in Minnesota to join PAARI.