Author Archives: EPPD Administration

Save the Date — Public Safety Open House, Oct. 14

The 2017 City of Eden Prairie Public Safety Open House is Saturday, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s Open House includes displays and vehicles from the Fire, Parks, Police and Public Works Departments. All departments will have their vehicles and booths located in and around Fire Station 1, located at 14800 Scenic […]

Become an Explorer! Learn More Sept. 19

Are you, or a young person you know, interested in law enforcement? Then join the Edina/Eden Prairie Police Explorers program! Becoming an Explorer offers young adults ages 14-21 the opportunity to gain working knowledge of law enforcement through hands-on experience. That knowledge and experience could eventually lead to a career in law enforcement. Several of […]

Citizens Academy Kickoff

Last night the 2017 session of the EPPD’s Citizens Academy kicked off. For the next five Tuesday nights, 23 community members will learn about various aspects of policing including Traffic, DWI, Investigations, 911 Dispatch, Crisis Intervention Training, Use of Force, SWAT and K-9. Citizens Academy is a free program sponsored by the Eden Prairie Crime […]

Human Trafficking Detail

In late August investigators from the EPPD and other agencies conducted a human trafficking detail in Eden Prairie where they arrested ten men who attempted to solicit sex from a fictitious 15-year-old girl, which is a felony. Simultaneous details occurred in Plymouth, where five human trafficking victims were recovered, and in Bloomington where fourteen men […]

Collaboration for our K-9s

Recently the Eden Prairie Crime Prevention Fund received a $15,000 donation from the family of Dr. John Wright, the EPPD K-9 program’s first veterinarian who also helped establish the program in 1981. After his passing in September 2016, Dr. Wright’s family asked that the donation to the Crime Prevention Fund be used for the purpose […]