Moorhead Police Department

Moorhead Police Officers Brighten Some Holiday Spirits Through Toy-Shopping

Target and Affinity Family Credit Union pitched in for the holiday gifts

MOORHEAD, Minn. –For most kids, the best part of the holiday season is thinking of things they’d hope to find under the tree. But some kids get to use a taller set of eyes to find some special gifts to round out their wish–lists. “The idea is to pair officers with kids in the community for whatever reason may need…

Law Enforcement Raises Money for Special Olympics Minnesota

The Moorhead Police Department and Clay County Sheriff's Office are participating in the Tip-a-Hero fundraiser

MOORHEAD, Minn.- First responders from the Moorhead Police Department and Clay County Sheriff’s Office are supporting Special Olympics Minnesota through the Tip-a-Hero fundraiser. From 11am until 7pm, these first responders are at Boulder Tap House in Moorhead raising money for Special Olympics athletes. They are helping out the servers on staff by cleaning up tables and greeting guests. A Clay…

Nearly 200 Pounds of Drugs Dropped Off In Moorhead

Drug Take Back event was held saturday at both Moorhead Hornbacher's locations

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The latest Drug Take Back event in Moorhead collected 174 pounds of unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs. The event was held Saturday at both Moorhead Hornbacher’s locations and was sponsored by the Moorhead Police Department and DEA. The Drug Take Back program is a safe, convenient and responsible way of disposing of prescription drugs. If you were…

Moorhead Police Looks to Fight Opioid Crisis by Collecting Unused Medication

The department had a take-back bin outside two Hornbacher's locations

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People dropped off their unused prescription medications at various locations around Moorhead. Officers from the Moorhead Police Department set up bins outside Hornbacher’s locations in north and south Moorhead. This was one of two “take–back” events that the department puts on each year. One officer says there was a line of people waiting to drop off their medication…

Moorhead Welcomes New Law Enforcement Center and Correctional Facility

The joint facility offers more programs and tools for the inmates

MOORHEAD– Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Moorhead Police Department celebrated the new joint Law Enforcement Center and Correctional Facility with the public. The joint facility offers more programs and tools for the inmates. The Moorhead Police Department dedicated rooms in the new facility to law enforcement officers who died while on the job. Tours of the joint facility were available to…

Dep. Chief Confirmed To Become Next Police Chief In Moorhead

Shannon Monroe is a 24-year veteran of the department and has served as deputy police chief since 2008

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Shannon Monroe will be the next police chief in Moorhead. The city council agreed with the city manager’s recommendation to hire Monroe at a meeting Monday night. He is a 24-year veteran of the department and has served as deputy police chief since 2008. Fargo Police Lt. Jason Nelson was also in the running. City Manager Christina Volkers…

Missing: Moorhead Police Looking For Teenager

Sundus Abdi last left her home on 6/24/18.

MOORHEAD, MN — The Moorhead Police Department is seeking the help of the public in trying to locate a runaway juvenile. Sundus Abdi last left her home on 6/24/18. Her family has had limited phone contact with her and believe she is still in the F-M area. Sundus is 16 years old, 5’8″ tall, weighs approximately 110 pounds, and has…

Police Officers Ride School Bus to Curb Distracted Driving in Moorhead

Over a four hour stretch, Moorhead Police made 75 traffic stops, 27 of which were for texting and driving

MOORHEAD, Minn. — As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, several police officers from the Moorhead Police Department, Clay County Sheriff’s Office, and the Minnesota State Highway Patrol could look down and see people plugging away on their phones. “What we have today are nine chase vehicles along 8th Street, and we’re looking for those violations on the bus calling to…

Moorhead Police Begin “PAL” To Combat Juvenile Crime

Police Athletics and Activities League

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police Department has just launched a local chapter of ‘PAL’, the Police Athletics and Activities League. They are combining this new program with favorites from the past to prevent juvenile crime. Moorhead Police Department is mixing some of the old with the new. “We used the inspiration behind the cops and kids game to start the…

Moorhead Police Department Participating In National Program To Reduce Juvenile Crime

they're doing it through the Police Activities and Activities league

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — There’s one moment in his career that really sticks out for Scott Kostohryz. “The first time we had one of our explorers graduate college and get hired by the Moorhead Police Department and put on our uniform. That was a big moment for me to say we’re making an impact,”  said Kostohryz, a detective sergeant at the…