On behalf of the men and women of the Dickinson Police Department, I am pleased to welcome you to our website.  Our continuing goal is to make the city of Dickinson a safe place in which to live, work and play.  We are committed to maintaining and improving the quality of life of the city during this time of rapid growth, by actively partnering with community members and being innovative in our policing strategies.

We are proud to serve the residents of Dickinson in many ways.  Our Department is responsible for helping to prevent crime, patrolling neighborhoods, responding to calls for service, investigating crimes, arresting offenders and working closely with the community to identify and solve neighborhood problems.  We also provide educational and outreach programs to assist the residents and youth of our community.  Our ongoing commitment is to continue to provide the highest quality, professional, and courteous service to our community.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the citizens of Dickinson for their continued support.  By working together, we will continue to preserve the quality of life that our community deserves.

Sincerely, Dustin D. Dassinger Chief of Police – Dickinson



With the community as our foundation, the Dickinson Police Department is committed to excellence developed through pride and earning a reputation for providing professional, caring, and courteous service. We are dedicated to a philosophy that promotes community involvement in problem solving and developing solutions that improve the quality of life for our citizens. We are committed to the values of the community we ethically serve with passion, respect, and proactive education while strengthening our bond through personal community involvement, and effective crime prevention. Our team will be flexible and innovative, yet maintaining prudent fiscal responsibility through wise use of resources. To fulfill our mission, the Dickinson Police Department is committed to providing a quality work environment and development of its team members through leadership and professional skill development, keeping in mind that our strength is our people and our goal is a safer community.

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On 04/14/2018, at approximately 1502hrs, an armed robbery of an apartment located in the 400 block of 2nd St. East was reported to the Dickinson Police Department. This incident was reported to Law Enforcement sometime after the fact and from a different location. Four suspects whose identity were concealed reportedly let themselves in the apartment in question brandishing what appeared to be handguns. Some personal property as well as an undisclosed amount of Marijuana was taken from the apartment by the suspects who fled the scene in a vehicle. There were three subjects in the apartment when it was robbed, the victim and two guests, no one was injured. The robbery was believed to be related primarily to the marijuana located in and taken from the apartment.

Detectives and other staff of the Dickinson Police Department have been investigating this case over the past few days. On Monday, April 16th the following Dickinson residents were identified and arrested for B-Felony Robbery in relation to this case: Benjamin Walton (19yoa); Debben Morgan (18yoa); Kendrick Perkins (18yoa) and a 17yoa juvenile male. All the adults in this matter are currently be held at the South West Multi County Correctional Center, the juvenile was transported to the Youth Correctional Center in Mandan. On today’s date, another juvenile, a 16yoa female conspirator was identified and arrested for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery.

It should be noted that It is believed the weapons used in the robbery were potentially realistic looking air-soft guns. The investigation is still active and open, no further details will be released at this time.
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Please help locate runaway Ceanna Janis, 15 year old female, height 5'3", weight 150, Brown hair, Br...

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The members of the Dickinson Police Association are very appreciative of the support at last nights Heroes Ball! Once again the event was a huge success, raising funds that will be donated to the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center as well as programs and needs of both the Dickinson Volunteer Fire Department and the Dickinson Police Association.

The event continues to gain momentum. We can’t wait to spend another fun night with you guys in 2019!

Thank you Dickinson!
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The tables are set. The decorations are in place. The Ramada Ballroom awaits you!

We can't wait to share another great year at this event we call the Heroes Ball, with the best community around! Thank you Dickinson for your continued support and commitment in making public safety a priority.

See you at social at the Ramada @ 5:30 P.M. !
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What’s it like to be a hostage? We certainly hope none of you ever experience that, but to get an idea, take a look at a first-person view of our SWAT team conducting a “hostage rescue” during training today. These highly trained officers need to make quick and accurate decisions to neutralize a threat and secure a hostage, then lead him/her to safety. ... See MoreSee Less

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DPD 2016 Annual Report

Dickinson PD has released its 2016 Annual Report, which was presented at the March 20th City Commission Meeting. To view a digital copy of the report, click the picture above to load the...

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Fentanyl Alert

The Dickinson Police Department believes a recent batch of the powerful pain-killer "Fentanyl" has made it to the streets of Dickinson, and has been causing a spike in overdoses. As a proactive measure, the department as produced and released a short information video...

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Dickinson Law Enforcement Center

Dickinson Law Enforcement Center Stark County Sheriff Office | Southwest Multi-County Correctional Center | Stark County Emergency Management 66 Museum Drive Dickinson, North Dakota 58601

Public Safety Center

Public Safety Center – Home of the Dickinson Police Department and the headquarters for the Dickinson Fire Department. 2475 State Avenue North Dickinson, ND 58601

St. Joseph's Hospital

CHI St. Alexius Hospital and Health Center 2500 Fairway Street Dickinson, ND 58601 701-456-4000 **EMERGENCY ROOM ENTRANCE off of Empire Road on the northwest corner of the complex**

Dickinson Fire Department (central substation)

Dickinson Fire Department Central Substation 25 2nd Ave W, Dickinson, ND 58601 (701) 456-7625