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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. 





Dec 03

December 2, 2019 - Flashing Yellow Left-Turn Arrow

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 3:51 PM by Kate Berg

Q: The women in my coffee group were discussing the new flashing turn arrows in town; can you clarify the difference between a flashing yellow arrow and steady yellow arrow?

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Dec 03

November 25, 2019 - Taking Photos & Videos in Public

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 3:47 PM by Kate Berg

Q: In today’s world, you see on Facebook or YouTube people filming in public/public spaces/public officials (police in general). What are the rights/laws for doing this? What can a citizen do or can’t do? What can a law enforcement officer expect or do when be filmed?

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Dec 03

November 18, 2019 - Signs on Private Property

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 3:39 PM by Kate Berg

Q: Are stop signs on private property (such as shopping centers parking lots) enforceable? Also, are disability parking spaces on private property enforceable?

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