Police in the Parks

Last Thursday night EPPD officers were joined by Eden Prairie firefighters and Parks and Recreation staff, and Eden Prairie Library staff at a Pop-Up Splash Pad event at Edenvale Park. More than 300 people attended this free event where they could visit with a member of the SWAT team, spray a fire hose, and enjoy…

Lt. Becker at the FBI National Academy

Editor’s note: EPPD Lt. Dave Becker was selected to participate in the FBI’s National Academy, a law enforcement executive leadership course, which runs July–September 2018. Lt. Becker will periodically submit blog posts on his time at the Academy. In early July I drove 20 hours in two days from Eden Prairie to Quantico, VA, where,…

National Explorer Conference

Last week the Edina/Eden Prairie Explorer Post attended the National Explorer Conference at Purdue University in Indiana. Sixteen of our Explorers attended the conference and participated in academic and competition sessions through the week. The Edina/Eden Prairie Explorers were split into four-person teams for the team competitions and one of the teams received a fifth-place…