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Distracted Driver Awareness Month

Although EPPD officers are always on the lookout for distracted drivers, they will be extra vigilant this month as April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Throughout April, as part of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Towards Zero Deaths program, EPPD officers will join officers from Bloomington, Richfield, Edina, Hopkins and the Airport to […]

Rating the PD

Every other year the City of Eden Prairie hires an outside firm to conduct a community survey in which randomly selected households are asked to give their opinions on the quality of life in Eden Prairie. City leaders, including those in the police department, use the survey results as a tool to gauge how well […]

2016 EPPD Statistics

2016 was, once again, a busy year for the EPPD! Here’s a sampling of the activities that kept us busy last year: 4 homicides 40 death investigations (deaths which were not witnessed by another person and where the person was not in hospice or under a doctor’s care) 14 prostitution arrests 76 domestic assault calls […]

Sign up for Safety Camp!

Do you have a child entering 3rd grade next fall? If so, we’ve got 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. Campers learn about all kinds of safety topics including water safety, personal safety, internet safety, […]

Explorer Post of the Year

Last night the Edina/Eden Prairie Explorer Post was awarded Post of the Year by the Northern Star Council. The Post received the award for the dedication, teamwork and service they bring to the Explorer Post, a volunteer organization for young people ages 14-21 who are interested in law enforcement. Explorers gain working knowledge of the […]