Author Archives: EPPD Administration

Stop for the Stop Arm

Next Tuesday kids in Eden Prairie will be headed back to school and the EPPD would like to remind motorists of the importance of stopping for school bus stop arms. The law requires that drivers in both directions stop at least 20 feet away when they see a school bus with its red lights flashing […]

Retail Crime Unit Blitz

Earlier this week the EPPD’s Retail Crime Unit conducted a mall “blitz” where the entire unit, consisting of one sergeant and three officers, worked as a team to look for suspicious activity at Eden Prairie Center for a concentrated six-hour period. They also enlisted help from the department’s detectives and crime analyst, as well as […]

Round Lake Road Winners

Last night residents in the Round Lake Road neighborhood enjoyed a night of ice cream along with police officers and firefighters. Kinderberry Hill in Eden Prairie also donated a bounce house for the party. The neighborhood earned the celebration by contributing the most food to PROP (People Reaching Out to People) during Eden Prairie Night […]

Responding to a Mass Casualty

While we hope that we will never have to respond to a mass casualty/active shooter event in the metro area, it is our responsibility to prepare as if we will. To that end, in November 2013, EPPD Lt. Jim Morrow began working with police and fire personnel from Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Edina, Hopkins and St. […]

Police, Popcorn and a Movie

Last Friday night EPPD officers handed out popcorn at the Staring Lake Amphitheatre prior to a Movies in the Park presentation of “Beauty and the Beast.” Funds for the popcorn were donated by a resident who contacted the Eden Prairie Crime Prevention Fund and requested the money be used to promote positive engagement between the […]