Why Do We Keep Our Squad Cars Running?

Each day our officers spend hours in their squad cars. At various times throughout each shift, officers exit their squad cars to make a traffic stop, interact with the public or attend a roll call in the Police Department. When they do so, they often leave their squad cars running and occasionally people ask us…

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and we are fortunate to live in a community where our residents let us know that we are appreciated year-round. We receive treats, flowers, cards and drawings from residents of all ages nearly every week. Today officers received sweet treats, pizza and messages of appreciation from community members…

What We Did in 2018

Although we don’t have the final statistics for 2018 compiled yet, we do know that we had a busy year at the EPPD. Here are a few of the ways we spent our time: • We produced a video on the impact of opioids in Eden Prairie that profiled two families who lost their sons…