Weather Forecast

Press Photo by Katherine Lymn During a shift last week, Belfield police officer Sgt. Travis Carlson checks a driver’s license after a routine traffic stop for speeding along Highway 85.

Small force fights back: Belfield's 3 cops battle boom issues, try to build trust within community

Email News Alerts

BELFIELD — Cops have quite a job here, where oil trucks and drug traffickers alike pass through the elbow of the boom, where Interstate 94 meets U.S. Highway 85.


Since a turbulent 2012, the city has gone from having no police officers to a three-cop force with another officer on the way.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Call (701) 225-8111 and we can help you.