Author Archives: EPPD Administration

Thank You Mechanics!

It takes a lot of people working behind the scenes to make the EPPD the high-functioning department it is. One of those groups is the City’s Fleet Services Division. This group of talented and hardworking mechanics maintains all City vehicles including those in the Police Department’s fleet. In 2016, EPPD vehicles traveled a total of […]

Officer Streiff is an All-Star

Last night EPPD Officer Chad Streiff was honored for his commitment to keeping drunk drivers off our streets. In May, Officer Streiff was named to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s DWI Enforcer All-Star Team based on the high number of DWI arrests he made in 2016. Officer Streiff was honored along with the rest […]

Animal Rescues

In the past week EPPD Community Service Officers (CSOs) experienced two unique animal rescues. First, on Wednesday night CSO Spencer Barrie was dispatched to an area of Purgatory Creek where a 911-caller reported a blue heron caught in a net intended to keep carp out of the creek. The water was knee-high so CSO Barrie took […]

More Scams

Our dispatch center receives several calls each week from residents who tell us they were scammed, or nearly scammed, by criminals who prey on people’s fears and attempt to exploit them. This week one of our officers received a call on his home phone from someone claiming to be the IRS and demanding money. He […]

Update on the Opioid Epidemic

Yesterday, a Hennepin County judge found drug dealer Beverly Burrell guilty of third-degree murder in the death of 21-year-old Max Tillitt who died of a heroin overdose on Sept. 25, 2015 in Eden Prairie. Two months ago Burrell was found guilty of third-degree murder in the 2016 death of Luke Ronnei of Chanhassen. She has […]