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Ask the Chief

“Ask The Chief” is a weekly post allowing readers access to useful information about law enforcement issues in the city of Red Wing. This communication tool has been developed to enhance our community policing efforts by providing residents and visitors with the opportunity to ask questions about local laws, programs, and the Department in general.

Submit your question to askthe.policechief@ci.red-wing.mn.us. 





Jan 17

January 14, 2019 - Controlled Substance

Posted on January 17, 2019 at 5:05 PM by Kate Berg

Q: Can you explain the differences between the level of charges for drug offenses: fifth-degree possession, fourth-degree possession, paraphernalia, etc?

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Jan 07

January 7, 2019 - Open Combat

Posted on January 7, 2019 at 11:39 AM by Kate Berg

Q: I heard that in New York, there's an open combat sort of law where you can request a peace officer to watch two people who agree to fight. Does this exist in Minnesota?

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Dec 31

December 31, 2018 - Reach Out For Help

Posted on December 31, 2018 at 9:16 AM by Kate Berg

Q: During one of your presentations, you mentioned the “disease of despair." I worry about my friends and wonder what I can do if they should ever become depressed or desperate?

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