On November 20, 2018, Rogers Police Officer Clayton Justen was awarded the Medal of Valor by Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek. In May of 2018, Officer Justen was assisting the Sheriffs Office with a Domestic where the suspect was armed with a weapon. Along with Hennepin County Deputies Hagen and Kipka, Officer Justen made contact with the armed suspect and was able to take him into custody. Officer Justen as well as Hennepin County Deputies Hagen and Kipka were recognized for their distinguished courage while conscious of danger. A job well done to Officer Justen, Deputy Hagen and Deputy Kipka!

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