Fargo Police Department

Fargo City Commission Holds Closed Door Meeting Over Fired Officer

Justin Nachatilo and attorney Leo Wilking FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A former Fargo police officer whose firing was upheld by the City Commission last week is the focus of a closed door meeting. City Commissioners met in Executive Session late Monday afternoon to provide settlement negotiation instructions to the city attorney for Justin Nachatilo. The negotiation was between the city…

Fired Fargo Officer Speaks Out Hours Before Appeal Hearing

Justin Nachatilo and attorney Leo Wilking FARGO, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) — One day before his appeal hearing before the Fargo City Commission, a fired officer is explaining why he believes he is being unfairly treated by the department he served for almost 20 years. In an interview with KFGO News, Justin Nachatilo acknowledged he made mistakes in the cases cited in…

Mutual aid continues in Cass and Clay counties

After a little over a year without a mutual aid agreement due to a change in Minnesota law, North Dakota law enforcement annouce they're ready to help their neighbors to the east.

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – After a little over a year without a mutual aid agreement due to a change in Minnesota law, North Dakota law enforcement announce they’re ready to help their neighbors to the east. A Minnesota law that went into effect in March of 2021 changed how officers can use deadly force if a reasonable apparent threat of death…

Former Moorhead Teacher Jailed in Fargo on Child Porn Charges

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A former teacher at Moorhead Alternative Learning Center is jailed on child porn charges. 25-year-old Caleb Brush of Fargo was arrested earlier this month and is charged with two felonies in Cass County District Court. The counts against Brush include: promoting or directing an obscene sexual performance by a minor and possession of certain prohibited materials….

Several Arrests Made During Knock-and- Announce Warrant in South Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Several people are arrested during a high-risk, knock-and-announce search warrant in south Fargo. Red River Valley SWAT Team assisted Fargo Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division just before 8 Thursday night in the 2500 block of 14th Street South. A flash bang device was used and no one was hurt. Police say no further information is available as…

Fargo Police adding online reporting system

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo Police Department is joining a growing trend of departments across the country using an online system for lower level crime. Fargo Police is adding a new way for people to report crimes to improve efficiency. The Desk Officer Reporting System, or DORS, has increased in popularity in police departments across the country. The system is…

Seven Applicants Forwarded To Serve on Fargo’s First Police Advisory Board

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Seven community members are being recommended to serve on the Fargo Police Advisory and Oversight Board. The nominees come from a diverse background and include a former New York Police Department and federal parks employee, educators, a business leader and even a retired U.S. Air Force veteran. They were selected from a pool of 43 applicants….