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 By Chris McDaniel    News    October 13, 2021 

Pillars of Strength and Beacons of Hope

Facing about 200 hundred cases a year in five counties, Glasgow Police Department Victim Witness Specialists Jewel Etherington and Margaret Henry don't get much downtime. "We cover five counties,...

 
 By Courier Staff    News    October 13, 2021 

Hit-and-Run Knocks Out Portable Police Speed Radar

The Glasgow Police Department is seeking the driver responsible for crashing into a portable police speed radar set up at the crosswalk at Scottie Pride Drive and Cloud Street. According to police...

 

'Hail to the Chief'

Glasgow Police Department Chief Robert Weber was sworn in to his new position during the regular scheduled City Council meeting Monday, rescheduled from last week. The council members were so excited...

 
 By Gwen Honrud    News    September 29, 2021

Wayback Wednesday

10 Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2011 • The Glasgow Scottie Band showed off in the Homecoming Parade this year, boasting a completely new set of uniforms. Over decades of use, the band’s distinctive kilts had grown shabby and in short supply.... Full story

 

New Police Chief Hits the Ground Running

In his new position as city of Glasgow Chief of Police, Rob Weber is getting straight to business. "I want to get back to where we were as a community policing department," Weber told The Courier...

 

OP-ED: A community of few... Broken Windows

Imagine seeing an old dilapidated house. The paint is flaking off; exposing the bare wood siding to the elements. Its gutters are falling off random parts of the roof and the blinds behind the broken... Full story

 

'Who is the 'Flyin' Hawaiian?''

"Who is the Flyin' Hawaiian?" This is a phrase I've heard ever consistently since I moved to Glasgow several years ago but I guess to really understand it, I need to reflect on my past and how I...

 

Weber Appointed as Glasgow Police Chief

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated at noon Friday Sept. 17 to correct an error concerning the members who served on the scoring committee. Robert Weber has been appointed by the Glasgow City Counci...

 

GFD Ladder Truck #5 Carries 9-11 Ties

Every time the Glasgow Fire Department responds to a call for service in Ladder Truck #5, the spirits of brothers Peter and Thomas Langone live on. Thomas, a cop with NYPD, and Peter, a firefighter...

 

Life's Unexpected Gifts

In 2010 a life-changing event brought me to Glasgow to live with my mom. I was also excited to be near my sister (Lynn Gilbert) and brother-in-law (Ken). At the time I needed their support and soon...

 

Glasgow Man Facing Felony Sex Charge

A Glasgow man suspected of having sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl faces up to life imprisonment if convicted. Justice Meland, 22, remains jailed in the Valley County Detention Center on a...

 

911 Calls

There were 27 motor vehicle stops, 18 animal control calls, nine accidental dials/prank calls, nine assist citizen/public assists, five hazards, three reports for record, two dog/cat control calls,...

 

The best job I've ever had, the easiest one to get wrong

At the start of my shift, I decided to begin my day with a walking patrol. A walking patrol on concrete sidewalks, in full uniform while it was 103 degrees. A local woman stopped her car in the...

 

Glasgow Man Arrested on Suspicion of Sex Crimes

In November 2020, the Glasgow Police Department received a report from a concerned citizen of an alleged ongoing sexual relationship between an adult male and a juvenile female. After completing the...

 

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be?

A lot of children are asked "the question" throughout their adolescence 'What do you want do you want to be when you grow up?' A common response when I was going to school was firefighter, police...

 

We Are the Dicks

Don't let the last name fool you – we are actually a nice family. My name is Norman Dick, and I recently joined the Glasgow Police Department as a patrolman. I started with the department at the...

 

Making a Formal Complaint Against an Officer

The Glasgow Police Department takes all staff complaints very seriously. The Glasgow Police Department handles officer complaints according to the national standard. Law enforcement officials are... Full story

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    August 4, 2021

GPD Chief Position Draws 31 Candidates

The city of Glasgow is forming a scoring committee to consider the 31 candidates who have applied for the position of Glasgow Police Department Chief. "I want to appoint a scoring committee tonight,"...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    August 4, 2021

Driver's Ed Prepares Teens For Getting Licensed

What is the first thing you do when you enter a vehicle? "Put on my seat belt," replied Abigail Kulczyk, 14, an incoming freshman at Glasgow High School who recently completed a Driver's Ed course...

 
 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...

 

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