West Central MN Training Consortium
Registration for classes: Registration for classes must be completed at least 1 week prior to the class start
date. Registration can be completed by calling Lori Windels at 218-367-6301, Monday through Friday from
8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or by email firstname.lastname@example.org . A listing of training classes can be viewed
at www.co-ottertail.mn.us/sheriff then locate training consortium.
Membership: Member agencies will be given priority registration for training classes. Membership is based
on the number of officers in your department. Membership for 2018 includes:
Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office Grant County Sheriff’s Office Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office
Wadena County Sheriff’s Office Todd County Sheriff’s Office Becker County Sheriff’s Office
Traverse County Sheriff’s Office Fergus Falls Police Department Pelican Rapids Police Department
New York Mills Police Department Parkers Prairie Police Department Detroit Lakes Police Department
Henning Police Department Battle Lake Police Department Elbow Lake Police Department
Starbuck Police Department Ashby Police Department Glenwood Police Department
Wadena Police Department Alexandria Tech Menahga Police Department
Osakis Police Department Sebeka Police Department Staples Police Department
Wheaton Police Department
Fee Schedule for 2018:
$200 per officer for 1-5 officers
$175 per officer for 6 -10 officers
$150 per officer for 11 or more officers
Location of Training: Most of the training sessions are held at the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Patrol
Operations Center, 469 Main St. W, State Highway 108, Ottertail, MN. Some courses may be held at alternate
sites which will be stated in the training flyer.
Cancellation Policy: Because spots for classes are limited in size agencies must notify Lori Windels a
minimum of 2 days (48 hours) prior the start of the class that they will be unable to attend. Failure to do so
will cost the department $25 for each non-cancellation. A waiting list will be established for cancellation
replacements and will be filled by order of the waiting list for the class.
Local Lodging: Local Ottertail lodging can be found at the following hotels
1. Thumper Pond Lodge – Conference Center; Ottertail, MN (877)294-7981
www.thumperpond.com ; mention the conference rate.
2. Super 8 Motel – Perham, MN (800)800-8000 www.super8.com
3. Crossing Inn & Suites – Perham, MN www.crossingsinn.com
SEE ADDITIONAL LODGING LISTED IN REAR OF BOOKLET FOR FERGUS FALLS