Officer Ryan Brown was hired with the Woodbury Police Department in 2015. He is currently assigned to the Patrol Division, with supplemental assignments as a Field Training Officer, Response to Resistance Instructor and a Recruitment Officer. He has served on the Washington County Mobile Field Force team, specializing in chemical agent response and less-lethal munitions.
Prior to being hired with the Woodbury Police Department, he was a Deputy Sheriff with the Dakota County Sheriff's Office. He was assigned to the Patrol Division and served as a tactical operator on the Dakota County Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team.