Fargo Police Department

Ordinance could repeal Fargo’s Wildlife Management Program

"The number one concern that we have is public safety."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Police Department is hearing public input on an ordinance to possibly remove the city’s Wildlife Management Program. “The number one concern that we have is public safety. Obviously with the growth and population and development in this city especially on the south side. We have concerns that the increase in density is raising the…

Fargo Fire and Police Departments investigating series of dumpster fires

"It was just like pop and the flames were high. High enough to think there was a house on fire, not trash bins."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police and Fire Departments are trying to figure out who started dumpster fires Tuesday night. “It was just like pop and the flames were high. High enough to think there was a house on fire, not trash bins,” Fire Witness Joanne Pedersen said. Parts of South Fargo lighting up Tuesday night. Fargo Fire and Police…

Fargo City Commission advances hate crime ordinance proposals

If passed, the proposed ordinance could make anti-bias hate crimes punishable by up to $1,500 and could include a 30 day jail sentence.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo City Commissioners vote to continue pursuing an ordinance that would make hate crimes Class B misdemeanors. In a three to two vote Fargo city commissioners vote to move forward with a receiving and filing ordinance that would make anti-bias hate crimes punishable by up to $1,500 and could include a 30 day jail sentence. “It’s…

People line up to honor West Fargo Lt. Gustafson during funeral procession

"I didn't even know Lieutenant Adam Gustafson myself personally, but I think it's important for everybody to pay their respects to people who have died."

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A fleet of police vehicles say farewell to fallen West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson after his funeral service. “We’ve always been really supportive of law enforcement so we wanted to come out today and show our support for Lieutenant Gustafson and his family as well as for the West Fargo and Fargo Police Departments…

Fargo Police Release Name of Club Shooting Victim

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police identify the victim of a shooting outside the Africa International Restaurant and Nightclub as 28-year-old Dominque McNair, who had no permanent address. McNair was an employee of the establishment. He was shot early Sunday morning outside of the club. The police department put out the following press release:   Fargo Police investigators are still actively…

West Fargo Police honors Lieutenant Adam Gustafson with memorial

The memorial gives people the chance to remember and thank him for his service to the community.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –The West Fargo Police Department has set up a memorial for Lieutenant Adam Gustafson who died after suffering a heart attack while on duty. The West Fargo Police Department says the autopsy on 40-yea-old Lieutenant Adam Gustafson determined he suffered from severe coronary artery disease and major arterial blockage. In his honor, a memorial gives people…

Fargo Police’s “Break the Silence” documentary aims to stop youth suicide

The Fargo Police Department are advocates in a new documentary about suicide prevention.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In an appeal to young people, Fargo Police want you to know that your life matters. “And the star of this film is prevention,” Officer Bloom stated. Last year two Fargo high school students took their own lives. Fargo Community trust officers like Michael Bloom are taking action to bring awareness to suicide. ‘Its devastating when…

Drone helped fight Fargo strip mall fire

Red River UAS Unit uses a device that uses thermal imaging to help fight the South Fargo fire.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fire officials are still piecing together the cause of a South Fargo strip mall fire. Businesses are left ruined after a fire tore through the Southpointe Business Park strip mall. Flames destroying Bodyworks Physical Therapy and Gigi’s Playhouse. Our drone capturing the roof of Gigi’s Playhouse completely charred. Most of the building’s roof left destroyed. Workers…

UPDATE: Fargo Police no longer asking for help locating runaway children

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE (4/23/21 at 9:36 p.m.): Both girls have been found and are safe. ORIGINAL: FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating two runaway children. Twelve-year-old Mary Jane Sundby is around 5’0″ with a thin build, light brown hair and blue eyes….