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Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Crookston Police Department has two civilian support personnel that are responsible for records management, police dispatch, and additional duties as assigned. Requests for information must be submitted in writing. Public requests for information can be made by filling out a printed copy of the Information Request Form (see document section below). Fees for processing and/or printing documents may apply.
Pet Ordinances, section 91.16-91.18
City ordinances require licenses for all cats and dogs; limit the total number of pets to 2 dogs and 1 cat or 2 cats and 1 dog; and require that all pets be kept on a leash when not in a fenced/enclosed area. Licenses are available at The Crookston Police Department during office hours. Fees for licensure are $5.00 per male; $5.00 per spayed female; and $10.00 per non-spayed female. Proof of current rabies vaccination is required.
Parking Restrictions, section 72.22-72.23
City ordinances prohibit parking on the following downtown east-west streets from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays:
- Loring Street from Market Street to Ash Street;
- Fletcher Street from Market Street to Ash Street;
- Robert Street from Sampson’s Addition Bridge to Robert Street Bridge;
- Second Street from Market Street to Ash Street;
- Third Street from the Burlington Northern tracks to Elm Street;
- Fourth Street from the Burlington Northern tracks to Elm Street;
- Fifth Street from the Burlington Northern tracks to North Ash Street;
- Sixth Street from Main Street to Broadway; and
- Elm Street from Third Street to Fourth Street.
City ordinances prohibit parking on the following downtown north-south streets from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays:
- Market Street from Fletcher Street to Second Street;
- Main Street from the Red Lake River Bridge to Sixth Street;
- Broadway from the Red Lake River Bridge to Sixth Street;
- Ash Street from Loring Street to Third Street; and
- Ash Street from Third Street to Fourth Street.
City ordinances prohibit parking in the following areas from November 14 – April 1st (excluding downtown):
- On the side of any street having even-numbered addresses from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. on any even-numbered day.
- On the side of any street having odd-numbered addresses from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. on any odd-numbered day.
Polk County Attorney’s Office Bad Check Diversion Program
CHECKS ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROGRAM
- NSF, Account Closed, Refer to Maker, Stop Payment, and Electronic Checks received within
City limits that do not exceed $500.00.
If your check exceeds $500.00, please bring directly to your local law enforcement center.
- Worthless checks LESS THAN 120 DAYS from the date issued by the check writer.
Exception: first time program users can send checks up to 2 years old.
CHECKS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROGRAM
- Promissory notes and/or arrangement to hold the check for deposit or credit extensions.
- Second party checks.
- Checks that are currently in collections by a collection agency or attorney (law firm).
Note: checks can be forwarded to check diversion program after agency has sent them back.
See documents section to print a copy of the check diversion packet.
Persons living within The City of Crookston may apply for permits to purchase firearms at The Crookston Police Department. Permits to carry firearms can be obtained at The Polk County Sheriff’s Office. For information, please see The MN Uniform Firearm Application below.