The New Hampton Police Department wants Chickasaw County residents to be safe on the area’s trail system. That is why Officer Doug Eagan joined Bob Svec’s show on 95-1 The Bull to encourage locals to be aware of their environment while on the trails.
The Tribe Trail in New Hampton has some portions that are quite remote – with corn fields and trees surrounding the path. This has worried many locals on how safe the trail is.
Eagan says that the police haven’t received many calls about wild animal attacks in the past – but reminds locals that it is possible.
Eagan says he recently had to mediate an ‘awkward’ encounter on the Tribe Trail: