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Register Your Neighborhood for Night to Unite

Thursday, July 5 2018 8:37 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Join neighbors throughout Red Wing on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, for Night to Unite! Sponsored by the Minnesota Crime Prevention Association, AAA, and the Red Wing Police Department, 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!  New this year, registration will be completed online at http://forms.ci.red-wing.mn.us:81/Forms…

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Excessive Heat Watch

Thursday, June 28 2018 1:50 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Excessive Heat Watch for Goodhue County, Minnesota   The City of Red Wing Office of Emergency Management has coordinated with the YMCA of Red Wing to be a cooling center during their regular business hours (7:00 AM - 7:00 PM) on Friday June 29th, 2018, for those who are in need of relief during this "EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH". The Red Wing Library is also available as an alternate cooling site from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM on Friday, June 29, 2018.   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE in Minneapolis, MN issued the following:   From 11:00am CDT, Fri Jun 29 until 8:00pm CDT, Fri Jun 29Action Recommended: Attend…

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Red Wing Police Responds to Disturbance

Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:52 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Contact: Gordon Rohr Operations Captain Red Wing Police Department 651.267.2612   Red Wing Police Department Respond to Disturbance   Red Wing, MN: This afternoon at approximately 13:35 hours, Goodhue County Dispatch received a call from an anonymous person reporting a disturbance in the 700 block of McSorley Street in Red Wing. Officers of the Red Wing Police Department responded and attempted contact at the residence, but initially cleared after no one responded and nothing was heard. Goodhue County Dispatch received a second complaint at 14:08 hours reporting another disturbance at t…

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Officer Spotlight - Chad Steffen

Friday, May 18 2018 5:29 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
It’s National Police Week across the country; a time when we reflect on officers past and present.  By its very nature police work is hard.  They see humanity at its worst and have to perform their best under highly stressful, often dangerous situations.  Our local police force works hard to keep our community the safe place it is to live, and while all of those who put themselves in harm’s way on our behalf deserve a spotlight, we offer Patrol Officer Chad Steffen as one example of those who serve our community through the Red Wing Police Department.   Officer Steffen jo…

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Peace Officer Memorial Day Service

Thursday, May 10 2018 3:21 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office and Red Wing Police Department to Host Peace Officer Memorial Day Service   Contact: Roger Pohlman Chief of Police Police Department 651-267-2610   Red Wing, MN:  The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office and Red Wing Police Department would like to invite the public to our Annual Peace Officer Memorial Day Service, on May 15, 2018, at noon in the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center, 430 West 6th Street, Red Wing, MN.  The keynote speaker will be the Honorable Doug Bayley/1st Judicial District Court Judge.  Refreshments will be serv…

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Bicycle Rodeo

Friday, May 4 2018 9:39 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
The Red Wing Police Department will again be hosting our annual Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 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!  

Spring Flood Run

Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:42 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
SPRING FLOOD RUN: CONTACT:  Chief Roger D. Pohlman PHONE:  651-267-2610    “SPRING FLOOD RUN” KICKS OFF RIDING SEASON, ENFORCEMENT ALONG ROUTES Motorists Should Exercise Extreme Caution along Scenic River Routes    Red Wing, MN — Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of the Minnesota riding season during the “Spring Flood Run” Saturday, April 21. The route takes riders along the scenic Mississippi and St. Croix Valley roadways between the Twin Cities and Winona. Motorists will need to use extra caution this weekend wit…

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UPDATE: Red Wing Police Department Investigates Threat

Wednesday, March 21 2018 11:16 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
For Immediate Release March 21, 2018   Contact: Roger Pohlman Chief of Police Police Department 651-267-2610   On March 21, 2018 at approximately 12:03 AM a juvenile female entered the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center to report a threatening social media message. Officers immediately opened an investigation into the threat and continue to follow-up on information obtained through investigation. This is an open investigation involving juveniles; therefore no further information is available. The Red Wing Police Department is working closely with the Red Wing Public School District and at…

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The Red Wing Police Department Investigates School Threat

Friday, March 2 2018 2:43 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
March 2nd, 2018   Contact: Roger Pohlman Chief of Police Police Department 651.267.2610   Red Wing, MN:  On March 1, 2018, at approximately 10:00 AM, the Red Wing Police Department received notification of a possible threat of violence at the River Bluffs Education Center.  River Bluffs staff notified their School Resource Officer that students reported hearing another student threaten to “shoot up” the school on Friday (March 2, 2018).  The Officer immediately started to interview the student witnesses and identified a juvenile male suspect.  Upon consulting w…

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RWPD Responds to Crash

Monday, January 29 2018 11:11 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Red Wing, MN:  On January 27, 2018 at approximately 1:11 AM an Officer of the Red Wing Police Department was contacted by a citizen that a vehicle they were following had left the roadway at a high rate. The citizen then showed the officer tracks in the ditch near Charles Avenue and South Service Drive. The officer contacted dispatch of the driving complaint and started driving along South Service Drive looking for the vehicle. In the 3300 Block of South Service Drive, a Ford Escort was located that crashed into the back of a large F250 Ford truck, pinning the Escort under the truck. Officers observed an…

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