ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE

Cass County Sheriff’s Office Employee On Administrative Leave

A Facebook post many have found offensive

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says an employee has been placed on administrative leave over a Facebook post many have found offensive. The post is by a Cass County Sheriff’s Office Non-licensed Correctional employee. It has drawn the attention of Native Lives Matter and many others. Jahner says his office does not condone the behavior or comments,…

Two Police Officers Placed on Administrative Leave after Man Dies in Custody

An autopsy was conducted Monday morning.

MANDAN, N.D.–Two Mandan Police officers have been placed on administrative leave after a man died while in their custody. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday when an officer initiated a traffic stop on 3rd Street West. After the officer made initial contact with 36-year-old John Michael Prudente Jr., a second officer arrived as backup. As the two…

Special Education Teacher Placed on Leave for Allegedly Hitting Student

Centennial Elementary administration and the Fargo Police Department are investigating the allegation.

FARGO, N.D.–An Early Childhood Special Education teacher at Centennial Elementary has been put on administrative leave for allegedly hitting a student. An administrator at the school received a report of a negative interaction between a teacher and a student on November 12. Centennial Elementary administration and the Fargo Police Department are investigating the allegation. The teacher will remain on administrative…

Cheney Middle School Employee Placed On Administrative Leave

School District Enlists The Help of Staff To Discourage Gossip

WEST FARGO, ND — A Cheney Middle School employee has been placed on administrative leave and letters about the investigation underway were sent to parents with kids in the school. The letters say there is speculation on social media and among students and parents about the employee, who has not been officially identified. They have enlisted the help of staff to…

Willmar Police Officers on Leave After Shooting

At one point during the encounter, both officers fired their weapons, injuring the man

  WILLMAR, Minn. — Two police officers are on standard administrative leave after a shooting injured a man in Willmar. The officers had responded to a 9-1-1 call of a suicidal man Sunday night around 5:30. When they arrived they found the man in the backyard holding a gun. At one point during the encounter, both officers fired their weapons,…

Reitan Won’t Return as Police Chief of West Fargo

Chief Reitan was placed on administrative leave on January 13 and Mayor Rich Mattern says privacy policies prohibit him from saying why

  West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan will not be returning to his job according to the mayor. Reitan was placed on administrative leave on Friday after a special meeting between the mayor, commissioners and city officials. Mayor Mattern says a separation agreement between the city and Reitan is being drawn up. He could not tell us the reason behind…