Chief Matthew Hayen
(2021-2022) Matthew Hayen assumed the position of Chief in July of 2021. Chief Hayen started working with the Big Lake Police Department in 2016 and held the ranks of K9 handler, Sergeant, Captain, and Deputy Chief until he assumed the position of Chief of Police.
Chief John Kaczmarek
(2022-Present) John Kaczmarek assumed the position of Chief of Police in September of 2022 with the Big Lake Police Department. Chief Kaczmarek previously worked for the Robbinsdale Police Department, from August 2006 – August 2022. During his tenure with the Robbinsdale Police Department he held the positions of Patrol Officer, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, and Captain of the Investigations Division. Chief Kaczmarek also was an operator for the West Metro SWAT Team which comprised of the cities of Robbinsdale, Crystal, New Hope, and Golden Valley Police Departments.