Author Archives: EPPD Administration

When Can I Leave My Children Home Alone?

The decision to leave children home alone is one that ultimately, all parents face. Whether it’s after school when parents are at work or parents needing to run a quick errand, there comes a time when children, and often their parents, think it would be easiest to leave a child at home alone. There is […]

It’s EMS Week!

This week is National EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week and we are happy to celebrate our primary EMS partner, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). When we receive a 911 call for a medical situation, such as a car crash, industrial accident or cardiac arrest, our dispatchers contact HCMC for an ambulance in addition to dispatching […]

Eat Burritos & Support the Crime Prevention Fund

On Monday, May 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. the Eden Prairie Crime Prevention Fund is hosting a fundraiser at the Chipotle restaurant located at 13250 Technology Drive. When you’re ordering, simply let them know that you’re supporting the Eden Prairie Crime Prevention Fund and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to them. […]

I Got Caught!

Yesterday, EPPD officers greeted Eden Prairie High School students as they drove into the school’s parking lot to see if they were wearing seatbelts. Those who were received an “I Got Caught” card, good for one small beverage at McDonald’s courtesy of AAA and McDonald’s, or they received a full-size candy bar donated by the […]

Peace Officers Memorial Day 2018

This week is National Police Week and yesterday, May 15, was Peace Officers Memorial Day. It is a day when law enforcement officers across the country gather at their respective memorials to pay tribute to officers who have given the ultimate sacrifice. It is also a time to show families who have lost a loved […]