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Red River Valley Fair
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Ralph M. Peterson
Insight from WFPD
August 24, 2011
Insight from WFPD: School starting Thursday, officers stepping up patrol
Just a reminder to everyone that school is starting Thursday, Aug. 25 and West Fargo Police will be patrolling all schools in West Fargo during the beginning and conclusion of the school day on both Thursday and Friday. The presence will be noted on the streets surrounding the schools,...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Insight from WFPD: School zone safety factors need to be adhered to
As students are busy picking out new school clothes, back packs and school supplies in anticipation of the new school year, it is also time for drivers to start thinking about school zone safety. With West Fargo schools starting on Thursday August 25, the West Fargo Police Department...
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
August 10, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Recent motor vehicles thefts serve as reminders
The Police Department has responded to an increased number of reported thefts recently. Most of the thefts involve items being stolen from unlocked motor vehicles. Some thefts involved items taken from garages where the overhead door had been left open. The items stolen included electronics,...
August 10, 2011 - 12:00am
August 3, 2011
Insight from WFPD: What to do when someone you know needs treatment
It is daily that personnel of the West Fargo Police Department are faced with situations relating to a person's mental health or chemical dependency issues. An estimated ninety percent of those booked into jail have difficulties related to chemical dependency.
August 3, 2011 - 12:00am
July 27, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Crime can occur anytime, lookout for suspicious activity
Crime knows no time or season. They will take place in the middle of the day or the middle of the night. In West Fargo, there is one patrol officer for approximately every 1,100 citizens. This is why the police department needs the assistance of the citizens in reporting crimes...
July 27, 2011 - 12:00am
July 20, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Take proper precautions during hot weather
It's now officially the dog days of summer. This is the time when people and animals are trying to find ways to keep cool, whether it is playing in the pool, going to the lakes or just sitting inside an air conditioned house. This is many people's favorite time of year because of...
July 20, 2011 - 12:00am
July 13, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Careful handling of suspicious items a must for safety sake
A number of incidents recently reported in the news illustrate the importance of proper response to suspicious items. In the local area, a man purchased a military munitions which he transported home and to his place of work. Not knowing the item to have been made inert, he called...
July 13, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Pet regulations meant to keep community safe, clean
The West Fargo City Commission has enacted several ordinances to regulate the keeping and care of pets with the intent to identify owners of lost pets, control destructive animal behavior and prevent spread of disease. Information can be found on the West Fargo Police Department Web...
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
June 29, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Keep West Fargo looking good
The citizens of West Fargo have come to expect a well-maintained community. The development of beautiful parks and construction of roadways with eye-pleasing features enhance the feel of the City. Future plans are expected to continue improvements. The West Fargo Police and Public...
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
June 22, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Know the rules as they relate to pools
Did you know that if your swimming pool has a circulating pump and is more than two feet deep it needs to be enclosed in a secured fence? Did you know it is your responsibility to keep your pool clean and sanitary? Did you know there may be an annual fee associated with owning a pool?...
June 22, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Providing protection from the storm
Having a safe room in your home or small business can help provide "near-absolute protection" for you and your family or your employees from injury or death caused by the dangerous forces of extreme winds. Near-absolute protection means that, based on our current knowledge of tornadoes...
June 15, 2011 - 9:12am
May 25, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Give pedestrians the brake; be sure to yield
Summer activities are in full swing with many people enjoying the warmer weather by walking or running. Kids will soon begin summer programs that will require them to cross busy streets. A frequent complaint to the police department is vehicles not stopping for pedestrians attempting...
May 25, 2011 - 12:00am
May 18, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Operation of scooters, toy vehicles
I would like to buy a scooter or battery operated jeep for my child. What are the rules for scooters and toy vehicles? 4. Motorized Scooter. For purposes of this chapter, "motorized scooter" shall mean a self propelled vehicle with at least two wheels on the ground during operation...
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
May 4, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Southern storms prompt reminders about weather
Severe weather in the southeastern United States last week resulted in storm related deaths unprecedented in recent history. Many were shocked as to how this could have happened with today's capabilities to provide precision weather forecasting. Awareness and preplanning are critical...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
Insight from WFPD: With warmer weather approaching, keeping kids safe becomes priority
The warm weather is finally here. Parents everywhere are rejoicing that kids can now be outside burning off excess energy. With this good news comes increased safety concerns about vehicle backover deaths and injuries that are unfortunately on the rise. In 2007, nearly 100 children...
April 27, 2011 - 12:00am