Bois Forte Police Department Program Information

  Hours of Operations: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

12907 W. Palmquist Road

Nett Lake, MN 55772


Email us:

This email address is not monitored 24/7.  Do not use this to report a crime
General Number:


Monday thru Friday – 7:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Chief’s Office: (218)-757-3239 ext. 14


Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services

Mission Statement:

To provide justice services and technical assistance to federally recognized Indian tribes and communities, and to respect and protect sovereignty through promotion of self-determination.


Guiding Principles:

  • Protect life and property
  • Maintain order and justice
  • Prevent crimes
  • Reduce recidivism
  • Support tribal justice systems
  • Provide safe, secure, human correctional services

Sex Offender Registry


Bois Forte Judicial Services maintains the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa’s Public Sex Offender Registry.  To log onto the site, click here  For future information contact Wendy Thompson at 218-757-3462.


Employee Name Title Phone Ext Email

Chief Jamie Burdick

Chief of Police




Officer, Brent Chosa Police Officer 218-757-3237   Email
Officer, Carlos Hernandez Police Officer 218-757-3237   Email
Officer, Nicholas DePlonty Police Officer 218-757-3237   Email


Patrol Response:  If you would like a patrol car to come to your location, even if it’s not an emergency:


              If you are in Nett Lake or Vermilion sector of reservation dial 911


              Non emergency – call St. Louis County Dispatch at (218) 742-9825


Request for Police Report:  Freedom of Information Act

FOIA Contact: To make a FOIA Request to Bureau of Indian Affairs send request to:

              Mr. Darren Smith

              FOIA Coordinator

              Office of Justice Services Bureau of Indian Affairs District VII

              2001 Killebrew Drive

              Bloomington, MN 55425


              (952) 851-5431 (Telephone)

              (952) 851-5435 (Fax)




Online Request Form: