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Sheriff Candidate Forum - 2018

The Crow Wing County sheriff candidates emphasized different leadership styles they would utilize if elected for the post in the 2018 November general election. Scott Goddard, 47, captain of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office, and Pat Pickar, 41, a deputy with the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office, came together Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Crow Wing County Candidate Forum at the Land Services Building in Brainerd. The Brainerd Dispatch, League of Women Voters, the Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government and the Brainerd Lakes, Crosslake and Pequot Lakes chambers of commerce sponsored the political debate. Goddard and Pickar are vying to be the next Crow Wing County sheriff, as current Sheriff Todd Dahl is retiring.