Chief Deputy Kevin Halweg started as a Deputy with the Sheriff’s Office on March 16, 1998.
As a Deputy, he served within the Patrol Division as a Field Training Officer, Firearms Instructor and Investigator. In November 2004, he was promoted to Sergeant, working as a first-line supervisor within the Patrol Division. In January 2008, he was promoted to rank of Lieutenant and served in the Criminal Investigation Division, overseeing the Anoka Hennepin Narcotics and Violent Crimes Task Force. In March 2011, he was promoted to Commander of the Patrol Division, which provided law enforcement response services to eight Anoka County communities and over 70,000 citizens. In August 2016, he was appointed to Chief Deputy, overseeing day-to-day operations for six divisions within the Sheriff’s Office.
Chief Deputy Halweg served nearly 17 years on the Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. team, holding the positions of operator, team leader, and his final 6 years as team commander. During his S.W.A.T. tenure, he also served two terms on the Board of Directors for the Special Operations Training Association of the Upper Midwest. In 2017, after the end of his S.W.A.T. career, he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Special Operations Training Association.
Chief Deputy Halweg is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas, and the 249th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Chief Deputy Halweg serves as youth hockey coach, and enjoys distance running, hunting, and sports.