Written by The Herald-News
The Wolf Point Police Department had a busy July as they had 532 complaints and patrolled 6,578 miles for the month.
The department also helped out with the annual Wild Horse Stampede weekend by maintaining a proactive foot-patrol during the weekend’s festivities, as well as providing traffic control during the parade, with assistance from public works, the Montana Highway Patrol, the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office and the Fort Peck Tribal Police. They also assisted the Stampede Committee by having officers escort their staff and deposits to the bank.
Prior to Stampede weekend, the police department had been busy on the evening of July 4 and the morning of July 5, responding to fireworks complaints.
The department handed out a total of 87 combined citations, with 66 for criminal, 10 for traffic and seven for civil.
For animal control, the department patrolled 935 miles, impounded 13 animals and released three. A total of 13 animals were also adopted and one animal was licensed.
In other news, Officer Joey Olsen was accepted into the Montana Law Enforcement Academy Officer’s Basic Training Course #151. He will be training from Sept. 16 to Dec. 13. Joey’s father, Butch Olsen, was a graduate of Basic #1.