The City of Red Wing Human Rights Commission is hosting the Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict exhibit. This traveling display contains canvas tents that depict the story of a different group that has been persecuted because of its identity: race, religion, ethnicity, or national origin.
These tents depict the catastrophes in Cambodia, Darfur, the Holocaust, and against the Native Americans. The exhibit will be shown at the Red Wing Public Library, 225 East Avenue, Red Wing, MN, from Thursday, October 27 until Saturday, October 29. The tents will be available Thursday and Friday from 2:00-6:00 pm and Sa… Read full article »
Did you know that three out of four children restraints are used improperly? Keep your child safe and schedule an appointment for the FREE Car Seat Check Up Event being held on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The event will be held at Red Wing Chevrolet, 2500 Highway 61 in Red Wing. For an appointment call Tim Bohmbach at the Red Wing Police Deparment at 651-267-2609.
GUNS AND HOSES - The Police Department and Fire Department will be battling it out on Sunday, September 11th in a fun filled softball game. The event will be held at the Red Wing Athletic Field starting at 4:00 p.m. with gates opening at 3:00 p.m. Pre-game events will include meet and greet the mascot, emergency vehicle tours, crazy hair booth, peddle cart track, dunk tank and much more.
Tickets are $5, which includes your name entered into the prize drawing. There will be many prizes, including a grand prize for a weekend stay at Treasure Island, which also includes bowling. Tickets can be purchased at… Read full article »
The Red Wing Police Department will be putting on a Citizen's Academy this fall starting October 13th. The Citizen’s Academy is a community awareness program that offers residents a first hand look at the internal police, fire and emergency management and code enforcement operations. The Academy encompasses a total of 18 hours of presentations from various public safety personnel. Applications are now being taken for the 2016 Academy. Applications can be picked up at the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or can be downloaded here.
At approximately 10:49 AM on August 15, 2016, Goodhue County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call from visitors in Levee Park of a suspicious package near one of the park benches along the river. Officers responded and noticed a black plastic box (12”L x 6”w x 14”h) sitting on the ground, beside a park bench. The area was taped off and evacuated. The Minnesota Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management duty officer was notified and request made for the St. Paul Police Department bomb squad to respond. The American Queen was also parked nearby, and contact was made with the … Read full article »
Join neighbors across Red Wing on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016, for the Annual Night to Unite in Minnesota, sponsored by the Minnesota Crime Prevention Association, AAA, and local law enforcement agencies. Night to Unite celebrates and strengthens neighborhood and community partnerships.
Night to Unite is designed to:
Get to know one another in your neighborhood;
Build neighborhood involvement by bringing police and communities together; and
Bring awareness to crime prevention and local law enforcement efforts!
MCPA President John Eastham said, “I invite neighborhoods in every city and county thro… Read full article »
The week of May 15th - 21st, 2016, is National Police Week. Click here to view the National Police Week Proclamation. In honor of National Police Week, there will be a Peace Officer Memorial Day Service held on May 16th, at 12:00 noon at the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Rotunda. Guest speaker will be Erin Kuester, Assistant Goodhue County Attorney. After the service, refreshments will be served. The public is invited to attend the service.
The Red Wing Police Department will again be hosting our annual Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The Rodeo will be held at the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center parking lot at 430 West 6th Street in Red Wing. A bicycle safety course will be set up for the kids to ride their bicycles through and learn safety rules. Kids should bring their own bicycles. Free hot dogs and pop will be provided for all kids who participate. Many prizes and several bicycles will also be given away. The Rodeo is a fun and educational experience for the kids in the community!!
On December 1, 2015 at approximately 12:18 PM, Officers of the Red Wing Police Department were dispatched to 408 West Avenue for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was treated at the scene by Red Wing Fire Department paramedics and transported to Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Red Wing. A suspect is being questioned in connection with this investigation, and there is no danger to the general public. This incident remains under investigation by the Red Wing Police Department and the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office. The Red W… Read full article »
Turkey, stuffing and unfortunately, DWIs are all a part of Thanksgiving and other holiday celebrations this time of year. As people get together for the holidays, Red Wing Police Department, along with other Goodhue County Law Enforcement, will be taking drunk drivers off the road as they conduct extra DWI patrols. The extra enforcement campaign starts November 25 and runs on weekends through January 2, 2016.
The enforcement is part of a statewide effort with officers, deputies and troopers from more than 300 agencies working overtime, with funding provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrati… Read full article »