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West Fargo PD Leaders Get Reviewed: Janke Expands the Department

In his first 100 days, Chief Heith Janke is restructuring the leadership workflow and adding new positions

WEST FARGO, ND — Leaders of the West Fargo Police Department were anonymously reviewed by employees. This about four months after Police Chief Heith Janke replaced former Chief Mike Reitan who was under fire for creating a hostile work environment. In a request for more sergeants from the city of West Fargo, Chief Janke outlined the department’s faults. “We set…

West Fargo Officers Meet an FBI Agent Who Could be their New Boss

The FBI supervisory agent works in Kansas City but his family has ties to the F-M area

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Two finalists remain in the running for West Fargo’s police chief opening. One is a North Dakota Highway Patrol Lieutenant and the other is an FBI supervisory agent whose ties to the FM area go back decades. It’s been four months since West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan was terminated. With complaints from staff which said…