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Frequently Asked Questions

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What should I do if I see a crime in progress?
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Do not attempt to stop the incident. Call 9-1-1 and report the incident. Remember, descriptions of the people involved, clothing, weapons or vehicles involved and direction of travel if they left. If the dispatcher must disconnect, call back to add more information if you see something more.
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What can I do if my identity has been stolen?
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1. Cancel your credit and debit cards.
2. Contact banks and credit unions where you have accounts.
3. Contact the credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax, and Trans Union).
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Does the Aitkin Police Department pick up cats?
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No. The Aitkin Police Department will only pick up and impound dogs.
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Does the City of Aitkin impose a curfew on minors?
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Yes. Minors are restricted from being on the streets or any other public place during certain hours. See Ordinance No. 275 for full details.
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Are there additional restrictions on parking during winter?
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Yes. Beginning November 1, and ending March 31, no vehicles are allowed to be parked on city streets overnight. See Ordinance No. 327 for full details.
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What can I do about my neighbor's dog barking?
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Ordinance No. 302 establishes regulations regarding dogs and other pets within the City of Aitkin. If these regulations are not being adhered to please call the Police Department at 218-927-2133.
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Can you help me with my carseat?
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Yes. We would be happy to check the installation of any car seat. To set an appointment call the Police Department at 218-927-2133. Please also visit carseatsmadesimple.org for most anything you would want to know about car seats.
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I locked my keys in my car. Can you help me?
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Yes. Call the Police Department at 218-927-2133 or the Sheriff's Office at 218-927-7400 and an Officer will be there to help you as soon as possible. This is a no cost service that the Aitkin Police Department provides for you, but please be advised that the Aitkin Police Department assumes no responsibility for any damage to the vehicle caused while unlocking it.
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