Moorhead Police Department

Moorhead Police Update “Church” The Hybrid Wolfdog

He was on the run for almost a month before our Community Service Officers were able to finally capture him.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, MN —  Moorhead Police posted what they’re calling their final update on “Church” the wolf dog hybrid. We want to thank the many concerned citizens who wanted to assist with the placement of Church. He was on the run for almost a month before…

Animal Caught In Moorhead Is A Cross Between A Dog And A Wolf

"Church" was the name given to the animal by its owner, who isn't able to care for him

MOORHEAD, MN — Police have determined that an animal that had been sighted in Moorhead for about a month is a dog-wolf cross. Capt. Deric Swenson says the hybrid, believed to be about a year-old, is not allowed in the city as a pet. “Church” was the name given to the animal by its owner, who isn’t able to care for…

Fargo-Moorhead Police Chiefs Address Crime and Safety Concerns Directly

All three cities say property crimes and drug-related issues are prevalent

MOORHEAD, MN– Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo police chiefs are speaking directly to people about the community’s crime and safety situation. The three chiefs spoke at Tuesday morning’s Eggs and Issues event hosted by The Chamber. All three cities see property crimes and drug-related issues as prevalent. Addiction-driven behavior and mental health are also major areas of concern. “When there…

Chase, Crash and Arrest From Moorhead Into Fargo

The Moorhead Police Department says around 1:30 a.m., an officer spotted a stolen vehicle.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Fargo, N.D. (KFGO) – A Fargo man was arrested after backing a stolen vehicle into a Moorhead police squad and fleeing Moorhead and Fargo authorities early Tuesday morning. The Moorhead Police Department says around 1:30 a.m., an officer spotted a stolen vehicle. When the officer pulled behind the vehicle in a driveway, the driver backed…

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…