Author Archives: EPPD Administration

The Business of Scamming

Scam artists continue to come up with new ways to scam honest people and businesses, making it difficult for law enforcement agencies and consumers to stay on top of all the ways to prevent becoming a victim. Last week an Eden Prairie business learned that somebody had used their company name to create a domain […]

Reserve Officers, Girl Scouts and Veterans

Last Thursday the Eden Prairie Senior Center hosted a Presidents Day event in conjunction with Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, a non-profit organization that creates awareness for the purpose of connecting service members and their families with community support, training, services and resources. Eden Prairie Police Department Reserve Officers attended the event and conducted a U.S. […]

Another Naloxone Save

On the same day we posted a blog on the new #NOverdose campaign, EPPD officers administered naloxone to a man experiencing a heroin overdose and saved his life. Around 9:30 p.m. Feb. 8, an EPPD officer noticed suspicious behavior in the parking lot of a car wash. Upon investigating, the officer found two men outside […]

Chaplains & Chili

Yesterday our volunteer Police and Fire Chaplains hosted chili meals for our staff throughout the day. It’s an opportunity for the Chaplains to spend time with EPPD employees in an informal setting, which they don’t often get a chance to do. Each Chaplain is affiliated with a church in Eden Prairie. The nine pastors take […]

#NOverdose

Last week, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office announced a yearlong, countywide drug prevention campaign called “#NOverdose.” The campaign is a response to the high number of opioid-related deaths in Hennepin County in 2016. Preliminary statistics show there were 144 opioid-related deaths in Hennepin County during 2016, a 31-percent increase from the year before. In Eden […]