April 16, 2014

2013 Police Annual Report

Night To Unite


WFPD DUI Arrests
14 West Fargo Police DUI Count
Don't become a statistic. Don't drink and drive


Where do I pay a Parking Ticket?
Does my dog/cat need to be licensed in West Fargo?
Can I get a copy of a police report or accident report?
What are the parking rules in West Fargo?
Can we ask for special parking for certain events?
Can I ride my ATV/snowmobile in town?
How do I make a police report?
How do I file a complaint about an officer?
Can I shoot a bow, BB gun or soft air pistol within the city limits?
Can I light off fireworks in town?
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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

Arland Rasmussen serves as the Chief of Police for the West Fargo Police Department.

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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 29,000.

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

Apr 04 Fri
On April 4, 2014, officers responded to a one vehicle injury accident in the 700 block of 9th Street East at 4:54 pm.
Mar 24 Mon
At 10:22 AM on 24 March the West Fargo Police Department responded to the report of a man falling from a roof at 3535 Loberg Lane.
Mar 18 Tue
On 3-18-2014, at 5:30 PM, officers were dispatched to a Vehicle vs. House accident.

Police Announcements

Mar 31 Mon
Due to road conditions in the city limits the West Fargo Police Department is advising no travel in the city limits.
Dec 11 Wed
The West Fargo Police Department is accepting applications for a full time Police Quartermaster (Property Technician) & Evidence Technician (50/50 split in duties). Work schedule is Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Starting wage is $30,107 annually / $14.475 per hour.
Oct 21 Mon
CONSTRUCTION NOTICE - Maplewood Park Site - 17th Ave E Closure for Utility work

Police Articles

Apr 14 Mon
The image of the West Fargo Police Department depends on the personal integrity and discipline of all its employees. To a large degree, the public image of this Department is determined by the professional response to allegations of misconduct against it or its employees.
Apr 07 Mon
One of the most difficult tasks for emergency responders to accomplish during or following a disaster is to identify and locate those people that are in need of assistance.
Mar 31 Mon
In March the Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration (TIGTA) issued a warning to taxpayers to beware of phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in an effort to defraud them.