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Officer Nathan Grimmius (right) is sworn Friday as the newly appointed patrol sergeant for the Worthington Police Department. (Erin Trester/Daily Globe_

WPD appoints patrol sergeant

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WORTHINGTON — Officer Nate Grimmius was appointed to patrol sergeant for the Worthington Police Department during a swearing-in ceremony Friday.

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Grimmius has been with the department since 2004. He was appointed as an agent to the Buffalo Ridge Task Force in 2007.

“He’s a hard worker, diligent, reliable — he’s everything you’d want in a leadership position,” Interim Chief Kevin Flynn said during the ceremony.

Grimmius is active in the community, as he coaches high school hockey team and is a member of the Worthington Fire Department.

Worthington City Administrator Craig Clark made a brief statement on behalf of the city.

“Nate works hard and is diligent,” Clark said. “He’s a man of few words, but he speaks through his actions and that is what stood out to me.”

“This means a lot to me, and this is something I’ll never forget,” Grimmius said following the ceremony.

Grimmius’ family was in attendance, and wife Petra was given the honor of pinning on a new badge and brass on his uniform. The couple’s seven-month-old son, Jackson, was also there to see his dad be honored.

Daily Globe Reporter

Erin Trester may be reached

at 376-7322.

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Erin Trester
Erin Trester is the crime and city reporter for the Daily Globe. She's a native of Lewiston, MN, but moved to Buffalo, NY to attend college and obtained her bachelor's degree in Communications. She started at the Western New York Catholic Newspaper as a reporter in Buffalo, but in October 2013 she returned to her home state to start with the Daily Globe. Most of her spare time is taken up by her 13-year-old thoroughbred named Faith, but some of her other hobbies include reading, fishing and spending time with friends and family. 
(507) 376-7322
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