About the Department

Background


The West Fargo Police Department has grown from three officers and two squad cars in 1968 to a current team of 65 hard-working members. The department has helped the population of West Fargo grow from 5,000 citizens to approximately 33,000.

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.

Mission Statement


The mission of the West Fargo Police Department is to protect life and property in a highly effective and efficient manner and to engage the community in a collaborative crime prevention program. To accomplish this mission, we will utilize organizational and problem-solving strategies and develop police-community partnerships to address the causes of crime and social disorder.