security

Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead Public Schools Pushing For New Security Protocol

they will start new drills in the spring

FARGO, N.D. — With the 18 school shootings that have happened so far in 2018, Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead Public Schools are pushing even more for a new security protocol. Before the summer of 2017, the schools used the traditional approach which included locking the door and hiding in the room. They have since been training staff how to do…

Security Strong All Around The Twin Cities For Super Bowl 52

Police Chief Touts The Great Partnership From Minnesota Law Enforcement

  The Super Bowl continues to grow in popularity not just in the United States but in the entire world. With such a worldly event down in the Twin Cities, there becomes the question of protecting the people in Minneapolis for the event. Security has been as common of a word used in the Twin Cities as the word football…

New TSA Screening Procedures Take Effect

Impacts Electronics And Bags Containing Liquids, Gels and Aerosols

FARGO, ND — The TSA has fully implemented new and stronger carry-on baggage security screening procedures at Hector International Airport in Fargo. Training began in late November and the rules went into effect Thursday. Travelers must place all electronics larger than a cell phone in bins for x-ray screening. Passengers should continue to remove their one-quart bag containing liquids, gels…

WARNING: Increase in Garage Burglaries and Break-Ins in Fargo

The thieves have been stealing personal belongings, wallets and valuables from vehicles parked inside

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department is issuing a warning after several garage break–ins in the area. Authorities say they have responded to an increased number of burglaries of garages, most of which have been for apartment complexes in the Fargo area. Fargo Police’s Crime Free Housing Coordinator is working with local property management companies to educate them on…

ND Law Enforcement Purchased Thousands Worth of Police Gear During Pipeline Protests

The Associated Press requested public records and tailed purchases from invoices

NORTH DAKOTA — Throughout the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of equipment. The Associated Press requested public records and tailed purchases from invoices. The purchases include tactical equipment, crowd control devices, pepper spray, flash–bang and smoke grenades, riot helmets, gas masks, night–vision goggles and more than 2,000…

University of Jamestown Appealing $200,000 Fine for Improper Paperwork

University officials say these violations are "procedural or clerical in nature."

  JAMESTOWN, ND — The University of Jamestown is appealing a more than $200,000 fine for not filing a proper security report. The Clery Act requires any place of higher education which receives federal funding to give annual security reports. It must have information on campus crime and explain how they improve campus safety. University officials say these violations are…

BBB Advises How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Cyber Attacks

More than 60 percent of americans have already been hacked this year

FARGO, N.D. — Sensitive information belonging to millions of Americans was hacked in the Equifax breach earlier this year. But why are so many people vulnerable? Even people who work in cyber security are at risk of being hacked. “I teach this all day long and yet I was still hacked, so I might have made a purchase at a coffee…

Congressman Kevin Cramer Responds to President Trump’s Comment, Las Vegas Shooting

He says if the iran deal is decertified, the next 60 days are vital for congress

FARGO, ND — Congressman Kevin Cramer says he’s not sure what President Trump means when he was quoted saying during a photo-op with military leaders that it was the “calm before the storm.” Cramer, along with Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven and Congressman Colin Peterson gathered at the Fargo VA for a ribbon cutting. Rep. Cramer talked about President Trump’s comments about…

Senator Heitkamp Suspicious of Equifax Data Breach After Rumors of Potential Insider Trading

There are claims that officials with the company sold over $1.5 million in company securities within days of announcing a cybersecurity breach

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Heitkamp wants federal investigators to look into Equifax. There are claims that officials with the company sold over $1.5 million in company securities within days of announcing a cybersecurity breach. Heitkamp is one of 37 senators who signed a letter that urges the Justice Department and federal regulators to investigate potential insider trading. “The first thing…

Local First Responders Training for Community Wide Disasters

Responders got the call, secured the area, and notified the people affected by the "pretend" gas leak

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Although you never know when an emergency will strike, you can never be too prepared. Clay County Emergency First Responders and community partners simulated a mock gas leak in the Moorhead Country Club area as part of a first responder preparedness exercise. Responders got the call, secured the area, and notified the people affected by the “pretend”…