Fargo Police Department

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

Capture1 Capture2 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. She was last seen wearing an oversized gray…

Second fire at former Mid America Steel building ruled intentional

Fargo Police Department releases surveillance pictures from the Sunday night fire

Mid America Steel Arson #2 photo 1 Mid America Steel Arson 2 photo 4 Mid America Steel Arson 2 photo2 FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Fire Marshal Ryan Erickson says the second fire at the former Mid America Steel building was also intentionally set. Fargo police have released these surveillance pictures from the scene Sunday night, in hopes of identifying…

Local law enforcement step up distracted driving enforcement

This month is Distracted Driving Month to help lower the number of cases where people are not focused on the roads

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — If you are out and about, you may have noticed more police patrols are on the roads. It’s all an effort to bring awareness to Distracted Driving Month. “Officers from the Fargo Police Department will be on the streets with our grant-funded overtime to enforce the distracted driving laws,” Fargo Police Department Sgt. Mike Bernier said….

Former Mid America Steel building fire was intentionally set

The downtown Fargo fire started Monday evening and burned for hours

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Fire Department says a downtown fire that burned for hours was intentionally set. It broke out Monday night around 7:00 at the former Mid America Steel building. Fire Marshal Ryan Erickson says the department is working with the Fargo Police Department on the investigation and are looking for the person or persons responsible. Firefighters say…

Fargo Police investigate suspicious activity

They have received reports from an area between 40th and 45th streets of 13th avenue south.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo Police are trying to ease some peoples concerns after recent reports of suspicious activity. They have received reports from an area between 40th and 45th streets of 13th avenue south. Police say though social media and a small number of phone calls, they are aware of a suspect or suspects asking personal questions to people…

Proposed bill in ND would eliminate bonds for misdemeanors

"Our number one concern for our community is public safety we want to make sure that our citizens are safe that our businesses are safe."

BISMARCK, N.D. — A proposed bill would allow for a cite and release method for people faced with misdemeanor charges in North Dakota. “What this bill would do is it would allow officers to cite and release the person on their own recognizance which we can already do so we can either do it on scene or that person can…

People confused as shelter in place alert in Fargo is sent to people across metro

The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far more people outside of that area.

FARGO, N.D. — After a man barricaded himself inside his vehicle early Saturday morning in South Fargo, a shelter in place alert went out to people throughout the Cass and Clay counties. The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far…