April 21, 2015

City of West Fargo Blog

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.

Author: Police Department Staff Department: Police
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.

Author: Police Department Staff Department: Police
Apr 02 Thu

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Author: Police Department Staff Department: Police
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.

Author: Police Department Staff Department: Police
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.

Author: Police Department Staff Department: Police
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.

Author: Police Department Staff Department: Police
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.

Author: Police Department Staff Department: Police
Mar 03 Tue

The West Fargo Police Department saw significant change during 2014 with the retirement of Chief Arland Rasmussen and the beginning of construction of the new police department and commission room addition.

Author: Police Department Staff Department: Police
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