April 25, 2015

Police Articles

Apr 21 Tue
Summer Storm Season The City of West Fargo will be testing the outdoor emergency warning sirens beginning 9 AM on 22 April. The testing is completed twice yearly to ensure proper operation and is more comprehensive than the functional check that is done at noon each day. The spring siren testing should serve as a reminder for residence to review their summer storm preparations. The following information is provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Apr 13 Mon
Research indicates that parents play a pivotal role in keeping young people out of gangs. Negative influences within the family—including domestic violence, child abuse, harsh or inconsistent parenting practices, and/or drug/alcohol abuse by family members—can increase the risk that a youth will join a gang. Parents can protect their children from gang activity through taking positive actions, such as monitoring their children’s activities, fostering close relationships with them, and using positive discipline strategies. However, parents often lack factual information about gangs.
Apr 06 Mon
Vehicles coming out of storage will again begin appearing around the community. Owners of recreational vehicles are reminded of the existing ordinances relating to parking. Parking regulations apply to both on street parking and parking upon your property. Under the traffic ordinances 13-1608 has been enacted to discourage the long term storage of recreational vehicles upon city streets. 13-1608. PARKING OF RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT AND RECREATIONAL TRAILERS. No recreational vehicle, recreational equipment or recreational trailer may be parked upon any street, boulevard or alley within a residentially zoned district for a period exceeding seventy-two (72) hours.
Apr 02 Thu
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Mar 31 Tue
The detection and investigation of individuals driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs involves a series of processes. Law enforcement officers come into contact with drivers through obvious traffic violations like speeding, disregard of a traffic control signal or driving the wrong way on a roadway.
Mar 27 Fri
The City of West Fargo has enacted an ordinance regulating the licensing of dogs and cats. All dogs and cats over twelve (12) weeks of age kept or maintained in the City shall be licensed and registered. Licenses are issued by the Police Department at the cost of six dollars for an animal that has been spaded or neutered; ten dollars if the animal is not spaded or neutered; and one hundred dollars per animal when the owner possesses four or more animals.
Mar 13 Fri
It could be Spring Fever. Or it could be the excitement of St. Patrick’s Day gearing up with green shamrocks, green beer, and hopes of good luck. But no amount of luck can save you from a drunk driver.
Mar 09 Mon
According to the US Drug Enforcement Agency, Mexican drug cartels are shifting production away from marijuana to concentrate on more the profitable markets of methamphetamine and heroin.
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