Benjamin Nelsen
Sergeant

After graduating from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Benjamin went to work for the South Dakota State Penitentiary. He was hired by the VPD in 2004.
Since then Ben has received advanced training in vehicle and motorcycle accident investigation. In 2006 he completed the Police Motorcycle training course and is now one of two Motor Officers on the department.


Email: bnelsen@vermillionpd.org