City Government

Cottage Grove Police Leaders Resign



Cottage Grove Police Chief Scott Shepherd and Capt. Conrad Gagner last week resigned from their posts amid an independent investigation.

The resignations for Shepherd and Gagner, who have been on paid administrative leave since late July, were effective Oct. 5, according to a statement from Richard Meyers, city manager. 

The city is not disclosing what the allegations against them are or the scope of the investigation.

Meyers says that prior to the pair being placed on administrative leave, he’d received a number of personnel complaints regarding the leadership in . . .