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City Obtains 6 ID Scanners to Curb Underage Drinking

In an effort to reduce underage drinking, several local alcohol retail outlets have partnered with the Valley CARE Coalition to incorporate portable electronic identification scanners for use when verifying a customer’s age for the purchase of alco...


Responsibly Celebrate Graduation

Graduation season is upon us and is a time for celebrating. It is the culmination of years of schooling, sports, hard work and the starting point of our teen’s adult life. As parents, we hope that the skills, values and morals we have taught our...


St. Paddy's Day Safety

In Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day is a religious holiday. In the U.S., it’s primarily a day to wear green, pinch those who are not, and very often for some, drink alcohol in excess. Unfortunately, this sometimes results in those people getting...


New Graduated Driver's License Program

You may notice the driver education car rolling the streets of Glasgow these days. In one month’s time, a fresh crop of drivers will be completing their trainings. In 2006, the current Graduated Driver’s License Program went into effect. This... Full story


October is National Bullying Prevention Month

We all know a bully. In Montana, 1 in every 4 students is bullied on school property each year. In Glasgow, that number jumps to 1 in every 2.5 students (2015 YRBS Survey Data). According to the CDC, in 2015 15.5 percent of all US students were... Full story


Recognizing 9-1-1 Emergency Day

Thirty years ago, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed that September 11th would be known as 9-1-1 Emergency Day, in recognition of first responders and the tireless dispatch staff that ensures our citizens have access to quickly summon emergency... Full story


Back–to–School Commute Awareness

And then school was back in session. While we’re all still glowing with that summer tan, it is hard to get back into the swing of school schedules and school traffic, pedestrian and otherwise. Your Glasgow Police Department would like to remind... Full story


Social Host Awareness

Did you know that in the state of Montana, parents are allowed to provide alcohol in “non-intoxicating quantities” to their children? Did you know that it is illegal for Montana parents to provide enough alcohol to intoxicate their children? Did... Full story


GPD Offers Treats Coupons for Safe Driving

The Glasgow Police Department has partnered with McDonald’s, Flips and Dairy Queen of Glasgow, to make coupons for free ice cream cones available for officers to reward kids they notice making good decisions. Earlier this spring, Lieutenant Trint... Full story


Understanding and Preventing Financial Exploitation

Cons, scams, sweepstakes, and identity theft are some examples of financial fraud and have been the tools of swindlers for quite some time. Those who would attempt to take money that is not theirs have been developing new and creative ways to ply... Full story


Keeping an Eye Out for Hypothermia, Frostbite

The Glasgow Police Department asks everyone to be mindful of our winter weather. Hypothermia and frostbite are serious risks for anyone spending time outside this season. There are a number of risk factors to developing hypothermia. Those at the... Full story


Comfort Pups Program is a Community Effort

Comfort Pups Program was an idea that came to Assistant Chief Brien Gault after responding to a multiple vehicle accident with children involved. Gault recognized the benefit that supportive... Full story


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