Off the Wire – Department News

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...

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...

Officer Promoted to Corporal

Officer Jason Wallace was recently promoted to the rank of Corporal during a recent ceremony at the Dickinson Public Safety Center. Corporal Wallace started his career as a dispatcher, and was hired as an officer in 2014. His good work ethic and natural leadership...

Dickinson PD Hosts Internet Safety Seminar

The Dickinson PD is hosting an Internet Safety seminar for the public on Tuesday, December 6th at 5:30 PM in the Hagen JR High cafeteria. A chili supper will be provided, as well as childcare for younger siblings. This is a great opportunity for parents and students...

Sergeant Dave Wallace Retires

After nearly three decades of service, Sergeant Dave Wallace announced his retirement this week. SGT Wallace started with the Dickinson Police Department on March 2nd of 1988. During his tenure, he wore many hats to include patrol supervisor, patrol division...

New public safety software goes “live” at DPD

After about four months of configuration and testing, Dickinson PD went "live" with its newest public safety software, Zuercher Technologies, on Tuesday, February  2nd. Zuercher offers a more robust and stable product than the department's previous vendor. For...

Corporal Ron Van Doorne Retires

After 15 years of law enforcement, Corporal Ron Van Doorne is saying goodbye to the Dickinson PD. Ron is best known for his work as the School Resource Officer for Dickinson HS and Hagen Jr. HS. Ron is not leaving law enforcement. He is moving to the Stark County...

Area Doctor Serves as SWAT Team Medic

Dr. David Saxon of Sanford's Occupational Health Clinic here in town was recently sworn-in as a Specialized Deputy with the Stark County Sheriff's Department. Dr. Saxon approached the Southwest Tactical Team last year and offered SWAT medic services for the team. He...

New School Resource Officer Named

Corporal Joshua Monson was recently named the next School Resource Officer for the Dickinson Public School District. Corporal Monson fills the spot vacated by Senior Patrol Officer Ron Van Doorne when he announced his retirement earlier this month. Corporal Monson has...

PD Wins Big at NDPOA

The Dickinson PD had a great week during the shooting competition at the North Dakota Police Officers Association Conference. This year's conference was held in Fargo. The DPD took first place in the 4 man pistol shoot (Sgt Kylan Klauzer, SPO Justin Fridrich,...