September 01, 2014

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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 News

Aug 28 Thu
On 8-28-14 at 1:40am, a West Fargo police officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 700 block of 17 Street East after witnessing several traffic violations.
Aug 25 Mon
On 8-25-14 at 1936pm, West Fargo police responded to a vehicle versus motorcycle injury accident at the intersection of Main Ave and 6th St. West.
Aug 24 Sun
On August 23, 2014 at approximately 1624hrs, West Fargo Officers responded to an injury accident in the 1600 block of 13th Avenue East involving two vehicles.

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

Aug 17 Sun
Back to School events begin this week and should serve as a reminder for drivers to slow down and watch for children. While school does not officially start until August 25th a variety of back to school activities will be occur resulting in increased pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the area.
Jul 18 Fri
In recent weeks the West Fargo Police Department has investigated a significant number of thefts of bicycles.
May 19 Mon
Hackers Ramp Up Computer Attacks That Demand Ransom By Donna Leinwand Leger, USA TODAY 9:56 p.m. EDT May 14, 2014