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Ask the Chief

“Ask The Chief” is a weekly post allowing readers access to useful information about law enforcement issues in the city of Red Wing. This communication tool has been developed to enhance our community policing efforts by providing residents and visitors with the opportunity to ask questions about local laws, programs, and the Department in general.

Submit your question to askthe.policechief@ci.red-wing.mn.us. 





Jan 13

January 13, 2020 - Turning on a Right Arrow

Posted on January 13, 2020 at 9:21 AM by Kate Berg

Q: I commute daily from Wisconsin, at the “new” stoplight coming off the bridge, I have noticed many times that people forget that it is illegal to turn right on a red right turn arrow. I have had people honk repeatedly when I wait for the green light to make my right hand turn. Is there a reason that intersection cannot have a regular red light instead of the red arrow, so that if no cars are coming from downtown, a safe right turn could be made?

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Jan 13

January 6, 2020 - Parking Lot Safety

Posted on January 13, 2020 at 9:15 AM by Kate Berg

Q: This question came from an audience member who attended a presentation I provided to a local seniors group. How do I stay safe while shopping alone and while in the parking lot?

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Jan 13

December 30, 2019 - Disability Plates and Permits

Posted on January 13, 2020 at 9:09 AM by Kate Berg

Q: Could you help me share with the citizens of Red Wing that it is now easier to get disability plates? The new law helped my elderly dad get his disability plates from his physical therapist who is assisting with my dad's recovery.

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