Cass County Dep. K9 Griggs is sworn in

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner swears in new K9 Deputy Griggs with the help of his handler, Deputy Jake Murray. An estimated cost of $18,000 to buy Griggs and train him and Deputy Murray was provided by MLGC, a family owned rural broadband company serving Cass County since 1906. They learned how to track for drugs,…

Suspect who shot police dog refusing to surrender in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth police have yet to arrest a man who fatally shot the department’s dog after officers responded to a report of a domestic assault. Police are asking local residents to avoid the Lincoln Park neighborhood early Friday because the armed man continues to be uncooperative and is refusing to surrender. Officers responded to a report of an…

Empty Bell Bank building gives West Fargo K9 unit a unique training opportunity

The bank offered up its former building after moving locations

WEST FARGO, N.D. — On any given day several months ago, the Bell Bank branch on Sheyenne Street would look and sound a lot different than it did Tuesday. “This is rare. I mean, you don’t find a bank that’s open and nobody’s in where dogs can come in here and train,” said West Fargo Police Sgt. Pete Nielsen. Since…

Man evades Fargo Police three times Tuesday night

No arrest has been made at this time.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is searching for a man who fled in a stolen vehicle Tuesday night. At approximately 11:53 p.m., a Fargo Police Officers attempted to stop a stolen vehicle on 30 Avenue S and Wheatland Drive S, but the vehicle fled. The vehicle was later located near Krolls on 45 Street S, but again fled from police….

Dilworth Welcomes 1st Therapy Police K9 In Metro

Keely Will Serve At Community Events And Help Officers And Community Members After Traumatic Events

  There’s a new top dog at the Dilworth Police Department, but she’s not like any police dog in the Metro. The Dilworth Police Department says Keely is the first therapy and community service dog in the area. She was sworn in this week. Keely is a 10-month-old lab from a Detroit Lakes shelter. You won’t see her chasing down…

Polk County Sheriff’s K9 Program Receives $5,000 Donation

The Otter Tail Power Company donated the money.

POLK COUNTY, Minn.–The Polk County Sheriff’s Office was awarded $5,000 for their K9 program. The Otter Tail Power Company donated the money which will help improve the health and safety of the K9’s. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the award will be used for a K9 vehicle insert, door release and a weather safety system. The weather safety system…