The Fargo Police Department works with local and national media organizations to provide the most accurate and timely information to the public. Media members can gain access to information regarding breaking news or other inquiries during normal business hours by contacting the Crime Prevention and Public Information Officer, Jessica Schindeldecker at 701.461.7872 or the contact form below. For media inquiries on the weekends or holidays, please call 701.241.8175.
Open Records Requests
North Dakota's laws state that all government records and meetings must be open to the public unless otherwise authorized by a specific law. The basic laws are found in North Dakota Century Code, beginning at 44-04-17.1. Please reference the ND Office of Attorney General Open Records Guide for more information.
For open records requests, please contact Sgt. Tom Shaw via the contact form below.