Police Department in Devils Lake North Dakota


Joseph Knowski

Chief of Police



222 Walnut St W 
Devils Lake, ND 58301


Emergency Phone – 911 

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The Police Department’s mission is to provide quality service to residents and guests of Devils Lake, ensuring a safe community by protecting life and property in a highly effective, efficient and professional manner. The Department is continuously striving to improve the level and quality of law enforcement with dedication, integrity and public input to provide a safer, healthier community. The Police Department is responsible for the following:

  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Fingerprinting
  • Narcotics Investigations
  • Parking Control
  • Pet Licenses
  • Police Records
  • School Resource Officer
  • Special Events Security
  • Traffic Enforcement

Police Department Fees

Fees and rates for the following services can be found under the current City Fees & Rates:

  • Animal Impound
  • Fingerprinting
  • Pet Licenses
  • Photos/Videos
  • Prohibited Pet Permit
  • Police Special Function

Call Crime Stoppers: 701.662.0739