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Detective Jason Hicks has been in law enforcement for eighteen years serving in patrol and investigator capacities in Dilworth, West Fargo, and Clay County. His current position as a Detective with Clay County, a position he has held for 10 years, has provided him extensive experience leading and investigating some of the most serious crimes in the area including:

  • Arson Investigations
  • Homicides
  • Home Invasions
  • Attempted Kidnapping
  • Largest County Prescription Pill Seizure

His work as a narcotics investigator allowed him to open several doors of opportunity to work with and develop professional relationships with every law enforcement agency in the Fargo/ Moorhead area, as well as the greater MN and ND area. Jason also operated the Emergency Operations Center during the flood of 2009, coordinating multi-agencies carrying out multiple disciplines.

Jason’s education is extensive including a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Moorhead State, completion of law enforcement skills training at Alexandria Technical college, and more than 750 hours of continuing education.


  • Combat Cross Award
  • Medal of Valor Award