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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. 

Aug 12

August 12, 2019 - Intersection Obstruction

Posted on August 12, 2019 at 9:48 AM by Kate Berg

Q: I have two neighbors who don't trim their trees and they block my view of the intersection that I am trying to enter. What is the law about tree trimming on private property?

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Aug 05

August 5, 2019 - Leash Ordinance

Posted on August 5, 2019 at 9:08 AM by Kate Berg

Q: I have noticed people going on walks with their dogs without leashes. This recently led to an incident with a neighbor that I do not know. What is the leash law in Red Wing, Minnesota?

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Jul 29

July 29, 2019 - Pets and Driving

Posted on July 29, 2019 at 10:58 AM by Kate Berg

Q: I see people on a daily basis driving with dogs sitting across the driver's lap and arms or hanging out the driver’s window. Sometimes the dogs are running back and forth between the driver’s window and the other windows, with all the concerns of “distracted driving,” why is this allowed? 

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