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Posted on: May 16, 2022

West Fargo Police Department launches comfort dog and School Resource Officer team

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The West Fargo Police Department is launching a School Resource Officer (SRO) and comfort dog team with the addition of new K-9 Bella. This program is possible through a donation from SCHEELS and partnership with West Fargo Public Schools. 

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Lieutenant Adam Gustafson to be honored at North Dakota Peace Officer Memorial

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Lieutenant Adam Gustafson will be honored Thursday, May 12, at the North Dakota Peace Officer Memorial in Bismarck. The memorial honors North Dakota officers who have died in the line of duty. Lieutenant Gustafson’s name will be added to the memorial alon...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday, May 17 at Deaner’s Diner

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The next West Fargo Police Department Coffee with a Cop will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at Deaner’s Diner (405 Main Ave. W.). The Coffee with a Cop program is designed to increase understanding between residents and the police. At these events r...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

West Fargo Police Department announces new addition to K-9 Unit

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The West Fargo Police Department is excited to announce the newest member of the K-9 Unit, K-9 Thor. K-9 Thor is an 18-month old German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois cross from the United States. K-9 Thor and his handler, Officer Matthew Oldham, are certified...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

West Fargo Police Department releases 2021 Annual Report

2021 West Fargo Police Department Annual Report (PNG)

During the Monday, April 18, 2022, City Commission meeting, Police Chief Denis Otterness presented the West Fargo Police Department’s 2021 annual report. The report, which covers the department’s accomplishments, vital statistics and s...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

West Fargo Police Department first in North Dakota to pair School Resource Officer with comfort dog

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Through a donation from SCHEELS and partnership with West Fargo Public Schools, the West Fargo Police Department is about to introduce the first comfort dog and School Resource Officer (SRO) team in the state of North Dakota. 

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

West Fargo Police Department to host Lake Region State College Peace Officer Academy

West Fargo Police Department to host Lake Region State College Peace Officer Academy (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department has partnered with Lake Region State College to host a Peace Officer Academy beginning Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in West Fargo. The Peace Officer Training Program (POTP) allows an individual to become a licensed peace officer ...

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