Author Archives: EPPD Administration

Responding to a Mass Casualty

While we hope that we will never have to respond to a mass casualty/active shooter event in the metro area, it is our responsibility to prepare as if we will. To that end, in November 2013, EPPD Lt. Jim Morrow began working with police and fire personnel from Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Edina, Hopkins and St. […]

Police, Popcorn and a Movie

Last Friday night EPPD officers handed out popcorn at the Staring Lake Amphitheatre prior to a Movies in the Park presentation of “Beauty and the Beast.” Funds for the popcorn were donated by a resident who contacted the Eden Prairie Crime Prevention Fund and requested the money be used to promote positive engagement between the […]

Coast Guard Congrats

Earlier this week, Eden Prairie Lieutenants Bill Wyffels and Dave Becker went to a promotion ceremony for their friend and police colleague Kevin Rofidal who is an Eden Prairie resident and serves as a police sergeant in Edina. They were there to support Sgt. Rofidal as he was promoted to the rank of Chief Petty […]

Facilities & Floats

Today several EPPD officers visited the City of Eden Prairie’s Facilities Division for a root beer float party as a way to show our appreciation for all that they do for our department. The ten employees in Facilities manage more than 900,000 square feet of property in 36 separate locations, including City Center where the […]

Welcome Officers Starke and DeVilbiss

This afternoon EPPD Captain Greg Weber swore in the department’s two newest officers, Tino Starke and Jayden DeVilbiss. Officer Starke was born and raised in Germany and spent 7.5 years working for the Polizeiinspektion Ansbach Police Department. He then moved to the United States and received an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Mid-State Technical […]