law enforcement

Becker County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Report of Fake Officer

The man is described as being 25 to 30-years-old, 6 feet tall with a goatee beard.

CUBA TOWNSHIP, Minn.–The Becker County Sheriff’s Office is investigating claims that a woman was pulled over by a man impersonating a police officer. The woman was driving north on County Highway 7 when the vehicle in front of her activated white and blue lights in the rear window. She drove in front of the vehicle and pulled over. A man…

Law Enforcement Officials Ring Bells for the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army's fundraising goal is $900,000.

FARGO, N.D. – Healthy competition has off-duty law enforcement officials ringing bells for the Salvation Army. They are competing against Realtors and off-duty firefighters to see who can raise the most money as part of the kettle campaign. This year’s off-duty officers were ringing bells at 20 locations throughout the Fargo-Moorhead community. They are hoping to raise enough money to…

Law Enforcement Wants To Let People Know What To Do During The Winter Storm

North Dakota and Minnesota troopers are making sure people drive safe this Thanksgiving weekend.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – During the holiday weekend, all North Dakota troopers available will be working the roads in an effort they are calling all–hands enforcement. The morning show spoke to North Dakota Highway Patrol Captain Bryan Niewind about the efforts they are making to make the roads safer. “The troopers that are available will be out working the road way. We…

West Fargo School Officials Conclude Investigation of School Shooting Threat

The student will be kept out of school until a reentry plan can be established.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–West Fargo school officials say threats made by a Cheney Middle School student pose no direct threat to students or staff. School officials and law enforcement conducted an investigation after a group of students at Cheney spoke to the school’s administration  about threats they were hearing from the student on Wednesday. The student’s family was cooperative during the…

Task Force Arrests 100 Fugitives in 4 Months

The collaboration of resources is making a difference by getting dangerous individuals off the streets.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A task force made up of law enforcement agencies in North Dakota and the U.S. Marshals Service has arrested 100 fugitives and seized heroin and methamphetamine since its formation four months ago. Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier says the collaboration of resources is making a difference by getting dangerous individuals off the streets. Officials say task force members have…

Protesters Disrupt 1st Meeting on Minnesota Police Shootings

Protesters filled the room and prevented the hearing from starting as scheduled.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Protesters are calling for more family representation on a new state panel examining police use of force in Minnesota. Demonstrators disrupted the start of the working group’s first public meeting Saturday at the state Capitol. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington are leading the 16-member group, which was announced last…

ND Autism Center Launches Safety Program With Local Law Enforcement

People with autism will get a wristband, key chain, and ID card

FARGO, N.D. –Having a loved one with autism can mean being in a constant state of worry. A new program designed is to give families some peace of mind. When Darcy Kasprowicz’s brother Tyler was diagnosed with autism, her family felt isolated. That prompted her to start the North Dakota Autism Center in 2008. “I appreciate him and what he…

Thousands Turn Out for 25th Annual Fargo Police Community Picnic

Families could tour first responder vehicles

FARGO, N.D. –Usually when you see flashing lights and sirens, it means something bad has happened. But that wasn’t the case at Island Park. People in the community spent time with law enforcement at the annual Fargo Police Community Picnic. Families toured all sorts of first responder vehicles, from SWAT trucks to the CSI unit to ambulances. There was also…

West Fargo Spicy Pie Donates Money to Fargo Police Explorers Program

Twenty percent of all sales will go towards the program

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you’re in the mood for some pizza, head over to the Spicy Pie location in West Fargo from 5 – 10 p.m. and you can help support the Fargo Police Explorers. Twenty percent of all sales tonight will go towards the program. Being a police explorer gives teens a taste of police work, so they can…