The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office is in the process of purchasing body-worn  cameras. A written policy must be in place before this technology can be implemented (MN  Statute 626.8743). 

The public is invited and encouraged to review the proposed policy and provide input through  Monday, September 26th, 2022, by doing one of the following: 

  • Email: Captain Paul Barta at [email protected]
  • Phone: (507) 304-4807  
  • Mail: Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office  

 Attn: Captain Paul Barta 

 401 Carver Road PO Box 228 

 Mankato, MN 56002-0228 

Comments about the policy may also be provided at the 9:00 am, September 27th County Board  meeting, held on the second floor of the Historic Courthouse, 204 South 5th Street in Mankato. 

The draft policy is online at https://www.blueearthcountymn.gov/1609/Body-Worn-Cameras and  copies are also available at the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office located at 401 Carver Road in  Mankato.