Police Department

Valley City Police Department (VCPD) provides law enforcement services for the City of Valley City. VCPD provides the following services Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM:

  • Fingerprinting - $30 fee, requires photo ID. Monday & Wednesday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
  • Issues Transient Merchant License - $1000 fee, proper ND business documentation/licensure is also required.
  • Issues Cat or Dog License-Licenses Fee is $20.00. Proof of rabies vaccination is required.  New animal licenses will be required on April 1, 2023, and will be good until the end of March 31, 2025.
  • Issues Kennel License

Crash report requests need to be done online at: NDDOT - Purchase Crash Reports. The fee is $7.00.

File a formal complaint, complete the following form and return to the Police Department during regular business hours.  Police Dept Complaint Form 2023

Contact Us

216 2nd Avenue NE
Valley City, ND 58072

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: (701) 845-3110
Dispatcher Non-Emergency: (701) 845-8181

Records Requests: (701) 845-3110 or asuhr@valleycity.us

Police reports and associated records will not be provided until a case is closed or has cleared the court process.

Records will be redacted in accordance with state law and department policy to prevent the release of certain personal identifying information, juvenile information, victim information, and other confidential or exempt material.

Costs are assessed pursuant to N.D.C.C. section 44-04-18 and must be paid in advance:

  • $.25 per paper copy (one- or two-sided sheet)
  • $25/hour to locate records (first hour is waived)
  • $25/hour to redact confidential or exempt information (first hour is waived)
  • Actual cost of postage, if applicable
  • Actual cost of electronic storage device, if applicable