Police Department

Dan CummingsDan Cummings - Police Chief
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Dan grew up in a small town near Moorhead, MN.  He joined the Army and served 5 years of active duty.  Cummings attended received a degree in Criminal Justice and went on to graduate from the Minnesota Police Skills course.  Dan graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in 1998.  Cummings has over 18 years experience in law enforcement with 14 of those years as a police chief.  Cummings began his employment with the City of Britt in August of 2015.

Dan enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and hunting.

Erik HjelmelandErik Hjelmeland - Patrolman
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Erik grew up in Algona, IA and graduated from Algona High School.  He received an AAS degree from Hawkeye Community College in Police Science and then went on to receive a BA in Criminology from UNI.  Hjelmeland was hired as a patrolman for the City of Britt in 2013 and completed his police training at the Police Academy in April of 2014 where he was awarded the "Top Shot" award for the graduating class.

Erik enjoys traveling, hunting, fishing, and being on the water.

Tyler HarmonTyler Harmon - Patrolman
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Tyler grew up in Forest City, IA.  Harmon graduated from Hawkeye Community College with a degree in Police Science in 2013.  He was hired as a patrolman for the City of Britt in March of 2014 and completed his police training at the Police Academy in December of 2015.