Author Archives: EPPD Administration

Slow Down!

The EPPD is participating in a statewide speed enforcement campaign July 6–22. Today our officers hosted a speed detail in Eden Prairie with officers from three other communities helping to catch speeders. The detail was just five hours long but officers issued 35 citations and 20 warnings. From January through June 2018, Eden Prairie officers […]

Citizens Academy Applications Sought

Have you ever wondered what it’s like behind the scenes at the EPPD? Well, here’s your chance to find out! The EPPD is currently accepting applications for Citizens Academy, a free six-week class that covers traffic enforcement, use of force, DWI enforcement, communications/911, the SWAT Unit and investigations. Citizens Academy will run for six sessions on Tuesday evenings Sept. […]

EPPD at Somali Independence Day

EPPD Officer Mohamoud Ibrahim had a chance to represent the Eden Prairie Police Department at Minnesota’s Somali Independence Day celebration on June 30 in Minneapolis. More than 40,000 people attended the event, many of whom stopped by Officer Ibrahim’s squad car to take pictures and climb around. In addition to talking with Eden Prairie residents […]

Be Safe this Fourth of July

If you are planning to light fireworks at a Fourth of July celebration this week, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has these tips: Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks. Never place any part of your body directly over a fireworks device when lighting the fuse. Back up to a […]

Prolific Swindler Found Guilty

In October 2016 we told you about an Eden Prairie building contractor who had swindled homeowners out of more than $1-million. Daniel Baker was hired by the homeowners to work on remodeling projects in their homes. After receiving down payments from the homeowners, Baker did little to no work and the homeowners began receiving liens […]