K9

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…

Fargo Police K9 Leads Detective to Major Drug Bust

Approximately 34 pounds of marijuana was found in garage in south Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The hard work of a Fargo Police K9 leads to a major drug bust in south Fargo. Police arrested 24-year-old Kaylee Helgeson after Detective Bret Witte and K9 Kilo conducted a search on a row of garages in the 1800 Block of 39 Street South. After getting a search warrant, officers found approximately 34 pounds of marijuana….

West Fargo Police K9’s Receive Bullet proof Vests

The vests were donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

WFPD K9 Macho in Vested Interest vest WFPD K9 Brewtus in Vested Interest vest WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department K9’s, Macho and Brewtus, received bullet and stab proof vests. The vests were donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. which is a non-profit located in Massachusetts. The non-profit’s mission is to provide vests and other kinds of assistance…

Fargo K9 Duo Remembers America’s Top Dog Victory

The Duo Moved Onto The Final Rounds That Will Air Later In The Year

FARGO, N.D. – For TV star and police K9 Falco and his handler, Officer David Cochran were told they would be competing in the A&E’s America’s Top Dog it was an exciting moment for the pair. “We had auditioned for a spot on the show so they have really must of liked him so very neat opportunity,” Cochran said. Cochran…