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 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 28, 2021 

Police Seek Public Help to ID Vandals

The Glasgow Police Department is investigating several incidents of vandalism which have occurred across the city since May. In late May there was eggings reported, said GPD Interim Chief Tyler...

 
 By Tyler Edwards    Opinion    July 28, 2021 

Each Traffic Stop Could Be a Life or Death Scenario

It's 3 a.m. on an unusually dark night, when you receive an alert from dispatch. It's a description of a vehicle involved in a recent shooting close two towns away. You don't think much of it, but...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 21, 2021

GPD Adopts New Motto, "POLICE," in Spirit of Community Outreach

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Glasgow Police Department was forced to limit in person contact with members of the community. Now, efforts are underway to reverse this trend. "Basically, there was...

 
 By Tyler Edwards    Opinion    July 21, 2021

I'm Going to Make a Traffic Stop

Traffic stops on the surface seem very simple and straight forward. From the outside looking, in these stops may appear as if someone did something inherently wrong or malicious. In general, the...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 14, 2021

Tasha Morehouse-Mix Appoined as City Judge

Tasha Morehouse-Mix has been appointed as the new Glasgow City Court judge. Morehouse-Mix succeeds former Judge Lynn Gilbert, who is retiring after years of service. Morehouse-Mix presided over her...

 
 By Tyler Edwards    Opinion    July 14, 2021

Why are the Cops Following Me?

A very common complaint against patrol officers is that they followed a vehicle for an extended period of time for no apparent reason. Being in a small town; our officers are trained to have a great...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 30, 2021

Northeast Montana SRT Trains for Hazardous Police Work

When the risk to public safety is elevated, The Northeast Montana Special Response Team (SRT) is ready at a moment's notice to spring into action. "SRT is a special police unit that has specialized...

 
 By Tom Boyer    News    June 30, 2021

VCSO Awards Scholarships to DUI Essay Contest Winners

The Valley County Sheriff's Office DUI Task Force in cooperation with the Glasgow Police Department offered for the first time a county wide scholarship to seniors for the 2020/2021 school year. All s...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 23, 2021

Glasgow City council opens Police Chief position to outside candidates

The Glasgow City Council has voted to accept candidates for the position of police chief from both within and without the department. Glasgow Police Department Capt. Tyler Edwards currently is...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 23, 2021

Firefighters Douse Brush Fire Threatening Glasgow Neighborhood

A brushfire threatening a Glasgow neighborhood was extinguished Monday evening before any structures were damaged. The fire, located in the coulee in Northern Heights, also known as Honda Hills, was...

 
 By Tyler Edwards    Opinion    June 23, 2021

Police Chief's Desk

The Glasgow Police Department reminds our community about their local fireworks ordinance. This ordinance was created to allow the youth the opportunity to light minor fireworks off in the city... Full story

 
 By Courier Staff    News    June 16, 2021

GPD Officers Working to Reconnect With Community

Officers with the Glasgow Police Department On Friday evening made a stop at Hoyt Park in Downtown Glasgow to mingle with the civilians gathered for a bonnie picnic in the golden sunshine. Lead by...

 

Police Chief's Desk

Editors Note: This is Part One of a multiple issue series. Read next week's edition to find out how a traffic stop looks through a police officer's eyes. For most people this could be their first...

 
 By Tyler Edwards    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Police Chief's Desk

The Glasgow Police Department relies on the community to be their eyes and ears on the streets. Officers can only be in one place at a time and they rely heavily upon the community for assistance....

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 26, 2021

Tyler Edwards appointed as interim police chief

Glasgow Police Department Captain Tyler Edwards, formerly the assistant chief, has been appointed interim police chief upon the termination of Chief Brien Gault after 30-years of service. Gault's... Full story

 

In Brief

LOCAL NEWS Valley County Free Tree Day 1,000 Trees Donated Thursday, May 13 ws another successful Valley County Free Tree Day. Resilient friends, supporters and volunteers turned out to get in on the action. One thousand seedlings in the five...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 19, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Walk Aims to Eliminate Stigma

With suicide rates topping most other states in the nation, mental healthcare in Montana has never been more important, especially in rural areas such as Valley County. “Montana has the third highest rate of suicide in the country. It used to be fi...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 5, 2021

Get Off The Grass!

A citizen committee is in the process of being formed to address complaints about youths on dirt bikes disturbing the tranquility of homeowners north of Glasgow. Dirt bikers are a common sight in the undeveloped area between Airport and Skylark...

 

"DABS" Send Teens to Hospital

The Glasgow Police Department is investigating the origin of highly concentrated THC oils—commonly called DABS—that sent four Glasgow teens to the hospital on April 2 after they smoked the oils. According to a press release from Chief of Police...

 

Discussing Race, Racism and Law Enforcement at DOJ Hate Crimes Forum

Over two dozen people attended a Jan. 28 forum hosted by the US Dept. of Justice to discuss racial bias, hate crimes and law enforcement with members of the community. The were two panels—one made up of representatives from the Fort Peck Tribes,...

 

US DOJ Hate Crimes Forum Planned

The US Department of Justice will host a digital “hate crime forum” for residents of Valley County and surrounding areas on Jan. 28. The platform will present perspectives from Montana residents on their own experiences with hate crimes as well a...

 

Victim Witness Specialists Assist Community And Surrounding Areas

Glasgow Police Department's victim witness specialists Margaret Henry and Jewel Etherington have been the shoulder to lean on, the ear to listen and the rock in northeast Montana this year for victims...

 

CARE Coalition Hosts Suicide Prevention Training

The Valley CARE (Coordination, Accessibility, Resources and Education) Coalition hosted a free QPR Suicide Prevention training by Frederick Lee on Dec. 4, at the Glasgow Evangelical Church. The event was attended by members of Youth Dynamics,...

 

Hope For A Conversation About Change After KKK Costume In Glasgow

A Valley County man sparked outrage across the county, Montana and the nation after a picture posted to social media showed him dressed as a Klu Klux Klansman for Halloween. The man, later identified...

 

AmeriCorp Volunteers Hope To Bring Change To Mental Health

Over the past month, Valley County has had the pleasure to welcome two AmeriCorp volunteers to the community who will be working closely with the Valley C.A.R.E. Coalition to promote health and...

 

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