Sgt. Kris Kevorkian & Cass County Sheriff, We Salute YOU!

Our March Luther Family Ford Salute to Law Enforcement honoree is Sergeant Kris Kevorkian with the Cass County Sheriff's Office. Sergeant Kevorkian joins Steve Hallstrom to share with us about what it means to be honored for his service. Read Sergeant Kris Kevorkian's biography below...

Sergeant Kris Kevorkian was born and raised in Cass County, ND. Kris graduated from NDSU, majoring in Sociology and Criminal Justice. In 2005, while attending NDSU, Kris joined the Cass County Sheriff Reserve Unit as a volunteer until 2007, when he began his career as a Correctional Officer with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. As a Correctional Officer, Kris was assigned as a Field Training Officer (FTO) and participated in the Charism Program. From 2011 to 2016, Kris served on the Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT) as an Operator, Assistant Commander, and Team Commander. In 2012, Kris was promoted to Corporal attending and graduated from the Lake Region State College Police Officer Training Program. Two years later, Kris was promoted to Sergeant within the Corrections Division.

Since being employed with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Kris has served as a field training officer, instructed pat searching/area search classes, Taser instructor, Use of Force Committee, Vehicle Operation Review Board, and the Recruitment Team. Kris is currently the team leader for the Snowmobile and Extraction teams. He also oversees the medical transport team and the jail's administrative staff. Kris is also the first to assist with community events, including the Veteran’s Honor Flight of ND/MN. Kris has been the point of contact since 2015, coordinating the Cass County Sheriff’s Office staff in assisting our local veterans as they arrive at the airport before sunrise to attend the Honor Flight that heads to Washington, DC, to visit memorials built in their honor.

Whether on the job or on his own time, Kris is known for his kind heart towards animals in need. You may see him stopping traffic on Main Ave to allow a family of geese to safely cross the busy street or rescuing injured owls or birds and transporting them to the nearest rescue centers, even if it means driving for hours.

Original Air Date: 
Monday, March 25, 2024