BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- A police patrol sergeant is back on the job in this northern Twin Cities suburb, after being suspended without pay for five days.
That was the discipline the Brooklyn Park Police Department imposed on Sgt. Greg Burstad after a lengthy investigation into complaints stemming from his work on the now defunct Metro Gang Strike Force.
A victims advocacy group has asserted that Burstad's punishment did not match the seriousness of the complaints lodged against him.
This site contains copyrighted material the use of which in some cases has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available for the purposes of news reporting, education, research, comment, and criticism, which constitutes a 'fair use' of such copyrighted material in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. It is our policy to remove material from public view that we believe in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any of our members or users.