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The City Of Fargo Names Three Finalist To Replace Former Police Chief David Todd

Fargo has recently faced civil unrest and investigations within its police force.

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo has recently faced civil unrest and investigations within its police force. The department has three people in line to replace former Chief David Todd. John Franklin has worked in law enforcement in Chicago and Arkansas for over 30 years. According to the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Franklin was asked to resign from the Jacksonville, Arkansas Police…

Mayor Mahoney, Chief Todd respond to OneFargo allegations

Mayor Mahoney says he has been reaching out to OneFargo to schedule a meeting with them for the last week but that they have not responded to him

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Internal Affairs investigation report into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson during the May 30th protest and riots has been made public. Prior to the release, Osmundson claimed to have been in contact with Chief Todd throughout that day and that the Chief told him he could go home at midnight. OneFargo asked Chief Todd…

OneFargo, Black Lives Matter plan marches to get answers from police and city leaders

Organizers say they have been unable to get concrete answers to what role the police department played in former deputy chief Todd Osmundson's undercover mission on May 30th

FARGO, N.D. — When OneFargo and Black Lives Matter found out that former Fargo police Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson was allegedly in contact with other members of the police department during his undercover mission during the city’s May 30th protest and riots, the groups demanded answers. They say they have yet to be given a straight one. “The narrative continues…

OneFargo, Black Lives Matter alleges Fargo Police Department aided in officer’s “illegal black ops mission”

The groups called former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson a "scapegoat" for the department

FARGO, N.D. — OneFargo and the Fargo-Moorhead Black Lives Matter chapter claim that more than one officer was involved in inappropriate actions during the city’s May 30th protest. “We have information that shows the Fargo Police Department engaged in an illegal black ops mission against community activists and its citizens,” said OneFargo leader Wass Philome. The allegations come days after…

OneFargo event celebrates efforts toward change in the Fargo-Moorhead community

Organizers of the event say they decided to plan the celebration rather than a protest because of the willingness of city leaders and police to listen and work with them towards a better future.

FARGO, N.D. — Saturday’s protest in downtown Fargo was a plea for change; a way to ask for more open dialogue amongst those in our area on what can be done to better support the black community. In the days since, that discussion has began between city leaders, Fargo Police, and protest organizers. It is a small step, but those…

Fargo Sgt. Treated In Minneapolis For Self-inflicted Gunshot Wound To Hand During Disturbance

Sgt. Matt Ysteboe was hurt on Friday morning while hunkering down after a man fired a gun toward officers

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo police sergeant underwent a four-hour surgery in a Minneapolis-area hospital after shooting himself in the hand during a disturbance in downtown Fargo. Sgt. Matt Ysteboe was hurt on Friday morning while hunkering down after a man fired a gun toward officers. Fargo Police Chief David Todd says Ysteboe suffered a serious injury. Todd says 54-year-old…

Fargo-Moorhead Police Chiefs Address Crime and Safety Concerns Directly

All three cities say property crimes and drug-related issues are prevalent

MOORHEAD, MN– Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo police chiefs are speaking directly to people about the community’s crime and safety situation. The three chiefs spoke at Tuesday morning’s Eggs and Issues event hosted by The Chamber. All three cities see property crimes and drug-related issues as prevalent. Addiction-driven behavior and mental health are also major areas of concern. “When there…

Fargo Police Chief David Todd: Addiction Driving Increase In Crime

Todd Presented 2018 Crime States to Fargo City Commission

FARGO, ND — Addiction is driving an increase in crime in Fargo. Police Chief David Todd presented the crime report for 2018 to the Fargo City Commission. The report was done in February but was just made public due to scheduling issues and flood fighting efforts. Fargo saw a 3% increase in crime last year, most of it related to burglaries…

Police, Community Remember Officer Jason Moszer Three Years After His Death

Moszer was killed in a standoff on Feb. 11, 2016

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been three years since Fargo Police officer Jason Moszer was taken from our community. Fargo Police held a special, remembrance ceremony to honor their fallen brother right outside their headquarters downtown. Chief David Todd says there are some moments in life you can never forget and Jason Moszer’s death will always be one of them for those…