Author Archives: EPPD Administration

Seeing Clearly

You probably don’t give much thought to your windshield, or that of other vehicles on the road. But what if a car near you has a windshield that is frosted or snowed over, and the driver can’t see you when they attempt to change lanes? This can create a dangerous scenario. Included in this post […]

Register for Safety Camp!

Do you have a 7 ½–9-year-old child who is looking for something fun to do this summer? If so, we have 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 Park. Kids learn about all kinds of safety […]

2017 Statistics

2017 was, once again, a busy year for the EPPD! Here’s a sampling of the activities that kept us busy last year: 12,715 traffic stops 239 DWIs 185 medical/psychiatric calls 144 suicide attempt/threat calls 28 vehicle thefts 297 shoplifting cases 3 homicides 42 death investigations (deaths which were not witnessed by another person and where […]

Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

If you plan to escape Eden Prairie this spring to go on vacation, make sure you take a few minutes to secure your home to minimize the risk of burglary while you’re gone. In 2017 there were 49 residential burglaries in Eden Prairie. Don’t become part of this year’s statistics! Before you leave, follow these […]

Safe Crossings

Every month the EPPD’s senior liaison Officer Elizabeth Stroner meets with groups of senior citizens throughout the community at either their senior residences or at the Eden Prairie Senior Center. In January, a group of residents from Sterling Ponds Apartments told Officer Stroner that they did not feel safe crossing Eden Prairie Road to get […]