On behalf of the men and women of the Dickinson Police Department, I am pleased to welcome you to our website.  Our continuing goal is to make the city of Dickinson a safe place in which to live, work and play.  We are committed to maintaining and improving the quality of life of the city during this time of rapid growth, by actively partnering with community members and being innovative in our policing strategies.

We are proud to serve the residents of Dickinson in many ways.  Our Department is responsible for helping to prevent crime, patrolling neighborhoods, responding to calls for service, investigating crimes, arresting offenders and working closely with the community to identify and solve neighborhood problems.  We also provide educational and outreach programs to assist the residents and youth of our community.  Our ongoing commitment is to continue to provide the highest quality, professional, and courteous service to our community.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the citizens of Dickinson for their continued support.  By working together, we will continue to preserve the quality of life that our community deserves.


Dustin D. Dassinger
Chief of Police – Dickinson

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With the community as our foundation, the Dickinson Police Department is committed to excellence developed through pride and earning a reputation for providing professional, caring, and courteous service.

We are dedicated to a philosophy that promotes community involvement in problem solving and developing solutions that improve the quality of life for our citizens.

We are committed to the values of the community we ethically serve with passion, respect, and proactive education while strengthening our bond through personal community involvement, and effective crime prevention.

Our team will be flexible and innovative, yet maintaining prudent fiscal responsibility through wise use of resources.

To fulfill our mission, the Dickinson Police Department is committed to providing a quality work environment and development of its team members through leadership and professional skill development, keeping in mind that our strength is our people and our goal is a safer community.

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Tye Maus was apprehended this evening as he was riding in the passenger seat of a vehicle in Dickinson. A patrol officer recognized Maus and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. Maus was taken into custody without incident and is currently incarcerated at the SWMCCC.

Maus was wanted for several Stark County warrants, to include Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Maus fled from officers as they attempted to arrest him near a storage unit southeast of Dickinson on April 8th.

The DPD would like to thank the public for your tips and vigilance in the days leading up to his arrest.
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We are looking for the public's assistance with identifying this male. He may have information in connection with a crime being investigated by the Dickinson Police Department.

If you have information on the identity of this individual, please call 701-456-7606. You may remain anonymous. (2 photos)
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The Dickinson Police Department is conducting a Distracted Driving campaign during the month of April.

Use of wireless communications is prohibited by anyone under the age of 18 while driving a moving vehicle, unless they are using the device during an emergency situation.

It is a violation for any driver of a vehicle to text while the vehicle is in motion.

Arrive alive! Don't text and drive!!
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DPD 2014 Annual Report

The Dickinson PD releases its 2014 Annual Report. Dickinson PD has released its 2014 Annual Report, which will presented at the April 20th City Commission Meeting. To view a digital copy of the report, click the picture above to load the... read more

Knight for a Princess

Dickinson Police Association to hold 7th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance. The Dickinson Police Association has announced the date for this year’s “Knight for a Princess” Daddy-Daughter Dance. It will be held on two different nights; Friday, April 17th... read more

Dickinson Law Enforcement Center
Dickinson Police Department | Stark County Sheriff Office | Southwest Regional Corrections Center
66 Museum Drive
Dickinson, North Dakota 58601

Public Safety Center – Future home of the Dickinson Police Department and the Dickinson Fire Department.

Dickinson Fire Department
25 2nd Ave W, Dickinson, ND 58601
(701) 456-7625