Author Archives: EPPD Administration

Drop Off Your Toys for Tots Here!

Beginning today through Dec. 13, Eden Prairie’s City Center, Community Center and Senior Center will serve as drop sites for Toys for Tots donations. Look for the Toys for Tots logo near the front desks of each building. Toys for Tots accepts new, unwrapped toys and games for kids at locations throughout the Twin Cities. […]

Welcome New Reserve Officers

Last Thursday night the EPPD’s newest Reserve Officers graduated from a six-week Reserve School hosted by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office. Reserve Officers Tony Ferlauto, Matt Koivisto, Sandee Williams, Erwin Chacon and Thomas Lesnikowski received instruction in a number of subjects including crime scenes, Police K-9, Water Patrol, officer safety and law enforcement organization. New […]

EPPD Awards

Last Thursday the EPPD held its Annual Awards & Recognition Program where we celebrated the past year’s award recipients and new hires. In the past 12 months, six new officers joined the department. On their first day of work the new officers took the official oath of office in front of their coworkers. Last week, they […]

Movember in the EPPD

If you stop by the EPPD this month or come across an Eden Prairie officer around town, you may notice that some of our male officers appear to have forgotten to shave. In fact, they are not shaving their facial hair for a reason – Movember. Globally, November has been designated as the month to […]

The Donut Boy

Last week EPPD Lt. Dave Becker and Officer Leslie Perez had a chance to meet 10-year-old Tyler Carach, aka The Donut Boy. Tyler is a big fan of law enforcement and would like to be a K-9 officer when he grows up. In 2016 Tyler started a program called “I DONUT need a reason to […]