law enforcement

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…

Northern Red River Valley Holds Memorial Service for Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

The event was held as a part of Police Week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Officials at the event say this year, 42 law enforcement members throughout the country have lost their lives while on the job. Their brothers and sisters of the Northern Red River Valley are making sure to honor those men and women and the many others who have fallen before them with a Memorial Service. “It’s a huge…

Teddy Bear Posse Kicks Off to Collect Stuffed Animals for Law Enforcement Agencies

The bears will be given to kids in traumatic situations

FARGO, N.D. — Midwest Radio Fargo–Moorhead and Gate City Bank are kicking off their annual “Teddy Bear Posse.” The campaign collects new teddy bears and stuffed animals to give to law enforcement agencies. The bears are used to comfort kids in traumatic situations. This is the third year the Teddy Bear Posse has been held. Last year more than 4,000 stuffed…

Polar Plungers Support Special Olympics by “Freezin’ for a Reason”

Over three dozen brave plungers jumped into a tub of icy water

FARGO, N.D. — People are taking the plunge and “freezin’ for a reason” to raise money for Special Olympics North Dakota. Over three dozen brave plungers jumped into a tub of icy water. Prizes were awarded for whitest legs, youngest plunger, best costume, and most money raised. Leaders from multiple law enforcement agencies served as judges. Every plunger has to raise…