City of Battle Lake

Heart of 1001 Lakes
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Police Department

The Battle Lake Police Department is NOT staffed on a 24 hour per day, 7 day per week basis.  Although office hours are irregular, you may contact an Officer by calling 218-864-8989 and leaving a message.  Your call will be returned as soon as reasonably possible. 

e-mail:  Eric Dison @

The Otter Tail County Sherrif's Department also may be reached at 218-998-8555 and all Emergency calls should be directed to 911.


The mission of the Battle Lake Police Department is to work in partnership with the citizens of the community to provide a safe environment where the quality of life may be improved through the delivery of fair and impartial police services.


  • We value human life and dignity.
  • We value integrity as the basis of community trust.
  • We value the fair and impartial enforcement of  federal, state and local laws and the rights of the accused.
  • We value professional excellence.
  • We value all members of the department.


Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Victim Notification Program:



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