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Meet the Newest Retail Crime Officers

This week Eden Prairie Center will have two new officers patrolling its floors and the surrounding retail areas. Officers Linda Graetz and Phil Johnson join Officer Tony Behl, who has been working in the Retail Crime Unit since 2016. Officer Graetz began working for the EPPD in June 2003. During her tenure with Eden Prairie, […]

Happy 45th Birthday to the EPPD!

On this date 45 years ago, then-Mayor Paul Redpath christened the first Eden Prairie squad car in front of his home. He poured champagne over the squad’s front bumper and Officer Bruce Wojack called it into service. That event marked the beginning of the Eden Prairie Police Department. Prior to 1973 the Hennepin County Sheriff’s […]

Year-End Message from the Chief

As 2017 comes to a close, I’d like to take a moment to thank the Eden Prairie community for their support this past year. We can’t do our jobs effectively without the assistance and backing of our residents. We were fortunate to be able to work with a number of community organizations throughout the year. […]

Driving in the Cold and Snow

With cold and snow on the way later this week, the EPPD would like to remind motorists of a few tips to help keep everyone on the roads safe. Consider equipping your vehicle with winter tires. Not only do they have a tread design that is optimal for snow, the rubber compound is designed to […]

Toys for Tots Delivery

Yesterday EPPD officers and reserve officers filled squad cars with toys and games for Toys for Tots. The officers drove to the KARE11 studios in Golden Valley, along with law enforcement agencies from throughout the Twin Cities, where they delivered the gifts to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves for distribution to kids who would not […]