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Published June 27, 2011, 04:24 PM

4 GFPD Officers Helping Patrol Minot Area

With a request from Ward County, there are four officers and two squad cars from Grand Forks helping patrol the Minot area.

The Grand Forks Police Department is helping out other law enforcement agencies in Minot.

With a request from Ward County, there are four officers and two squad cars from Grand Forks helping patrol the Minot area.

The officers have been there since Friday to help direct traffic and patrol evacuated areas.

Officers say it's there chance to give back.

"The officers that are out there now are coming back tonight and then we're sending out more officers to relieve them. So they've been out there for three days," officer Jeff Burgess said.

Officers will be on the scene as long as the city needs help.

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