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West Fargo Police Department’s School Resource Officer program gains national recognition

The department will be formally recognized at the 2021 National Conference.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department’s School Resource Officer program is being recognized as a model agency by the National Association of School Resource Officers. West Fargo began their program in 2005 with just one SRO and currently has seven SROs all managed by Sergeant Derek Cruff. The department began the process to become an NASRO model agency in…

West Fargo school resource officers continue providing support to students virtually

School resource officers, or SROs, provide support to students, parents and staff members

WEST FARGO, N.D. — On a typical week day, school resource officers would be walking the halls of their assigned school, interacting with students and staff members. “Their job is really to build relationships with students, with their admin teams, with their schools,” says West Fargo Police Sgt. Derek Cruff. “They really become a part of that team at every…

Enrollment Is Up As Fargo Public Schools Begin Another School Year

First day enrollment at Fargo Public Schools is 11,513 students

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo students are back in class. The Bruin Ambassadors at Fargo South wanted to make sure everyone felt welcomed back to school. Four dozen of them spent the last two weeks getting ready to help kids coming back to class. That includes a human tunnel for an epic entrance. They also had signs and enough energy to…

Man Arrested After Walking Into Fergus Falls High School

The school district reached out to parents through email and text, letting them know of the situation

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — One man is taken into custody after walking into the Fergus Falls high school. Parents received a text or an email from the school district letting them know that a man walked into Kennedy Secondary School around 12:45 this afternoon. He was immediately confronted by a staff member for not having the proper ID. Upon leaving…