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Officer Chris Kober stands in front of his patrol car by the River Falls Police Station. Gretta Stark photo

'There's no such thing as a typical day': New officer shares his story

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Chris Kober has finally achieved the goal he's had since age three.

"I remember playing when I was like three, four years old as a cop," said Kober. "I have pictures of me even dressed up like a cop that young."


Kober was hired by the River Falls Police Department Jan. 4, 2011, and just finished his training.

Kober has served in the United States Air Force Security Forces, and was a security officer at River Falls Area Hospital before he joined the RFPD.

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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