PROCEDURE

How Firefighters are Protected While Battling Flames

The PASS device stands for personal alert safety system which is triggered when firefighters are not moving

WEST FARGO, ND — They put their lives on the line to save others but how do firefighters stay safe on the scene? There are some features that help protect them while they are battling flames. Firefighters are heroes in our community, saving lives when danger approaches. “I’d rather risk my life and do that for somebody else,” said Levi…

Circumcision Protesters on a Midwest Tour Line 13th Avenue in Fargo

Circumcision protestors are on a 17 city tour and made a stop in Fargo on 13th Ave

FARGO, ND — Protesters took to 13th Avenue in Fargo, hoping to spread the word about the harmful effects of circumcision. The organization ‘Bloodstained Men’ and their supporters took their signs to the streets as they protested the dangers of circumcision procedures. They are on their 17 city tour stopping all over including Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. Protesters…

Inmate Escape Leads to Resignation of Top Administrator at Jail in Devils Lake

It took more than 30 hours to notice an inmate had escaped

DEVILS LAKE, ND — A top administrator at the regional jail in Devils Lake has resigned after the latest breakout. Capt. Duane Armstrong resigned following the escape last week of 25-year-old Seth Suko. He escaped on Thursday and was recaptured on Friday. It took more than 30 hours to notice an inmate had escaped. An investigation found that Suko’s escape…

Law Enforcement Holding Active Shooter Drill at New Sanford Hospital

The drill will allow teams to test capabilities and procedures and prepare for a real-life crisis to better serve the community

  FARGO, ND — Sanford’s new medical center will be swarming with law enforcement officers on Tuesday. An active shooter drill will be held starting at 8 a.m. Local hospitals, law enforcement agencies and emergency responders will participate. The drill will allow teams to test capabilities and procedures and prepare for a real-life crisis to better serve the community. Construction…

TSA Announces New Pat-Down Procedure

This procedure will replace the five different kinds of pat-downs used previously

  NATIONAL — The TSA is introducing a new pat-down procedure at airports across the country…and they’re warning local police departments. Officials with the TSA say the new pat-down procedure could be considered more invasive and cause people to file assault reports with authorities. This procedure will replace the five different kinds of pat-downs used previously. Officials say screeners are…