Community Programs

Family Safety/Security


McGruff Safe Kids ID Kit

Officially licensed in 1992 by the National Crime Prevention Council, this twelve-page guidebook has helped millions of kids learn how to be safe on the streets and online over the past 20+ years!

HalloweenSafety.png McGruff Halloween Safety Kit for Kids

Eight pages of the latest in Halloween safety tips, along with fun games, puzzles,
recipes, costume ideas and more! this is the best all-around way to keep kids
safe on one of the year’s most exciting holidays.

KidsOnWheels.png Kids on Wheels Safety Kit from McGruff Safe Kids

Bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates and scooters mean fun and freedom to kids. This kit includes common sense tips to keep kids safe on the road, sidewalks, trails and skate parks.

InternetSafety.png Internet Safety Kit from McGruff Safe Kids

Eight pages of fun and interesting interactive guidance for parents and their children to learn together about safe and appropriate Internet use by kids. It includes advice on social networking sites, Internet predators, cyber-bullying and more.

StopBullying.png Stop Bullying: A Guide to Fighting Back

This colorful, interactive eight-page guide is designed to help parents and children learn how to prevent being victimized by bullying behavior, and if it occurs, to cope with bullying situations that may arise.

McGruff the Crime Dog®, Scruff®, and Take A Bite Out Of Crime® are registered trademarks of the National Crime Prevention Council, . McGruff SafePrint is a registered trademark. Boerner, Inc., is an official licensee of the National

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* PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE * January 14, 2019 Sheriff Announces Shannon Wellen as Chief Deputy McKenzie County Sheriff Matthew Johansen announced today the hire of Shannon Wellen as...

Happy New Years! Please don’t drink and drive! Have fun and be safe! We would like to thank our outgoing Sheriff, Gary Schwartzenberger for his service, and we wish him well in his future endeavors. We...

Please be aware of the shifting weather pattern in the coming hours. Please keep an emergency kit your vehicle to include extra extra blankets and/or snow cloths. If you get stuck, break down...

Please heed road and travel advisories as they come out. Please avoid travel if possible. If you must travel, please slow down, carry an emergency kit, stay with your vehicle if you become...

Last week we held an awards and promotions ceremony. We would like to recognize the following deputies for superior achievement in the performance of their duties Sgt. Newman was promoted to...

***Road Conditions*** Even with the sun up and warming temperatures, the roads are still extremely slippery. Please slow down, leave extra room when merging/turning, wear your seat belts, turn your...

***Traffic Accident Update*** Hwy 23 is open again to eastbound and westbound lanes of traffic. North Dakota Highway Patrol will be handling the accident investigation. Remember to drive for the road conditions and wear your seatbelt.

***Traffic Alert*** Highway 23 is closed from the Keene round about to Highway 1806 East due to a serious injury accident. There is no time line on when the road will be reopened. Drivers are...

No Travel Advisory is still in place for McKenzie County. Please stay off the roads.

Update: County Road 10 is back open to both lanes of traffic. McKenzie County sand truck is currently laying sand on County road 10 from Hwy 1806 to Hwy 23 in both lanes. With this in mind it is still very icy...

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