Author Archives: EPPD Administration

2016 EPPD Statistics

2016 was, once again, a busy year for the EPPD! Here’s a sampling of the activities that kept us busy last year: 4 homicides 40 death investigations (deaths which were not witnessed by another person and where the person was not in hospice or under a doctor’s care) 14 prostitution arrests 76 domestic assault calls […]

Sign up for Safety Camp!

Do you have a child entering 3rd grade next fall? If so, we’ve got a camp for you! Each year the City of Eden Prairie’s Police, Fire and Parks and Recreation departments host a two-day Safety Camp at Riley Lake. Campers learn about all kinds of safety topics including water safety, personal safety, internet safety, […]

Explorer Post of the Year

Last night the Edina/Eden Prairie Explorer Post was awarded Post of the Year by the Northern Star Council. The Post received the award for the dedication, teamwork and service they bring to the Explorer Post, a volunteer organization for young people ages 14-21 who are interested in law enforcement. Explorers gain working knowledge of the […]

Prolific Thieves Sentenced

Yesterday the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that David Pollard, a prolific home burglar, has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for two home burglaries – one in August 2014 and one in January 2015. Pollard has been linked to 42 burglaries in six counties and 19 different communities, totaling $1-million in losses, including […]

Thank You Plungers!

Last Saturday 558 people, including several EPPD officers, plunged into the icy waters of Riley Lake as part of the Special Olympics Polar Plunge. Due to the recent thaw, the “plunge” was more like a swim, although the water and air temperature were still extremely chilly. The plungers solicit donations and the money raised goes […]