December 22, 2014

Can I Shoot Fireworks in West Fargo

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A Child Is Missing

A Child is Missing is a Fort Lauderdale-based non-profit organization founded in 1997, it was created because no community-based program existed for locating missing children, the disabled and elderly often (with Alzheimer's) during the crucial first hours of disappearance.

West Fargo Police Department

Michael D Reitan serves as the Chief of Police for the West Fargo Police Department.

Phone Number:  (701) 433-5500
Emergency Phone Number:  911
Fax Number:  (701) 433-5508
Address:  800 4th Avenue East, Suite 2, West Fargo, ND 58078

About the West Fargo Police Department

The West Fargo Police Department has grown from three officers and two squad cars in 1968 to a current team of 50 hard-working members. The department has helped the population of West Fargo grow from 5,000 citizens to approximately 30,000.

Employees of the West Fargo Police Department pride themselves on ethical and professional principles. The department is proud of what they do and whom they serve.

The West Fargo Police Department's Mission is to provide quality service to residents and guests of West Fargo, ensuring a safe community by protecting their constitutional rights in the most professional manner possible.

Police Department Jobs

Posted Nov 26 Wed

Police Officer
CLOSED December 19, 2014
The City of West Fargo is accepting applications for police officer positions

Author: Human Resources Staff Department: Human Resources

Police News

Dec 14 Sun
West Fargo Police Suspend Search for Missing Snowmobiler.
Dec 05 Fri
On December 5, 2014 at approximately 12:16 pm, West Fargo Officers were dispatched to Packer High School at 801 9th Street East to locate a student with a possible handgun in his backpack. Officers located the student and recovered an airsoft handgun. The student is being questioned, investigation continues. There are no safety concerns for students or faculty at the schools.
Dec 05 Fri
On December 5th search and rescue dive teams from Jamestown and Fargo searched the Sheyenne River North of 12th Ave. N.W.

Police Announcements

Aug 06 Wed
The City is repealing the watering ban effective at noon on Thursday August 7, 2014.
Aug 01 Fri
City of West Fargo has issued a watering ban for approximately one week.
Jul 29 Tue
We currently have one well under construction and ask the citizens to follow existing watering restrictions. Even/odd watering restriction are in effect. If restriction are not followed a ban may be implemented.

Police Articles

Dec 22 Mon
It was about 7:30 on a Saturday evening. The apartment building was nearly deserted as most of the college age tenants had left town over the Christmas break.
Dec 01 Mon
The right to a trial by jury is one of the foundation stones of this country's courts. As a juror you have a key role in the state's justice system.
Nov 29 Sat
The West Fargo Police Department will soon be providing surveys to the public to gauge the satisfaction of service and to determine what additional programs are needed.