Denis Otterness

West Fargo Police hear from the community at Coffee With A Cop

Police officers in West Fargo sat down with people from the community to enjoy some cookies and good conversation

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Police officers in West Fargo sat down with people from the community to enjoy some cookies and good conversation West Fargo Police had their second Coffee with a Cop at Deaner’s Diner. The program is designed to increase understanding between people and the police. “It’s just an opportunity for us to get out and engage…

Denis Otterness is sworn in as West Fargo Police Chief

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo makes it official at its City Commission meeting. Denis Otterness is the city’s new Chief of Police. It’s a homecoming of sorts since he began his law enforcement career as a West Fargo Police Officer. Otterness has 29 years of service in law enforcement including the chief of the Montana State University Billings Police…

Finalists for West Fargo Police Department Chief to be interviewed July 8

Both men will undergo formal interviews and receive a tour of the community.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo will be interviewing the two finalists for chief of the West Fargo Police Department on Wednesday, July 8. Interim Chief Jerry Boyer and Montana State University-Billings Chief of Police Denis Otterness are up for the position. Boyer has more than 20 years of experience in law enforcement, 15 of those being served at…