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Joint Community Police Partnership

updated: Friday, October 24, 2014

The Joint Community Police Partnership (JCPP) is a collaborative effort of the cities of St. Louis Park, Richfield, Hopkins, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, and Brooklyn Center; Hennepin County and the Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council.

Our mission is to enhance communication and understanding between law enforcement and multicultural residents of these cities. We are working together to build safer communities.

Our focus is:

  • Improving the community members’ knowledge an understanding of police procedures and laws;
  • Improving police officers’ knowledge and understanding of a diverse cultural communities;
  • Providing more opportunities for positive interaction and two-way communication between police officers and community members.

Funding for the Community Liaison position and this program is provided by Hennepin County.  Partner cities provide in-kind support including but not limited to providing office space and equipment, supplies, and supervisory staff for the Community Liaison.

Contact
Afton Martens | JCPP Coordinator
P: (952) 924-2185 | amartens@stlouispark.org



City Initiates Crosswalk Safety Campaign

As part of the Street Smart SLP initiative, cameras were used to gather traffic and behavior patterns of pedestrians and vehicles, electronic signage was placed along the roads, and if needed, additional enforcement by the Police Department occurred. The city will now evaluate information gathered over the summer and assess if any of the locations...


Police Department Reminds You to Stop for School Buses

According to Lt. Chad Kraayenbrink, the St. Louis Park Police Department received 63 complaints of school bus stop-arm violations in 2013. This is approximately a 73 percent increase from 2012 when there were only 17 complaints received. Kraayenbrink noted the Police Department was able to issue a citation for the majority of the complaints in 2013...


Block Captains Wanted

updated: Monday, September 29, 2014

The St. Louis Park Police Department is recruiting interested citizens to become Block Captains. Are you unsure if your block is organized? Contact Community Outreach Officer Erin Nordrum at (952) 924-2661 or email enordrum@stlouispark.org to see if your block is organized and for further information.

Block Captain Program information



Community Outreach Officer

updated: Monday, September 29, 2014

The police department has one sworn police officer assigned to community outreach. This officer coordinates citywide programs such as Neighborhood Watch and National Night Out. This officer also coordinates the crime free multi-housing program, prepares neighborhood surveys, coordinates neighborhood meetings and addresses a variety of...


Block Captain Newsletter

updated: Monday, September 29, 2014

The Block Captain Newsletter is distributed to all block captains in the City of St. Louis Park. See below for recent newsletters. If you are interested in becoming a block captain, please click here for more information.

Block Captain Newsletter - Spring 2013
Block Captain Newsletter - Winter 2012
Block Captain Newsletter - Fall 2012
Block Captain Newsletter - Spring 2012
Block Captain Newsletter- Winter 2011/2012
Block Captain Newsletter - Fall 2011
Block Captain Newsletter - Spring 2011



Neighborhood Surveys

updated: Monday, September 29, 2014

To identify problems and track trends, the Police Department routinely surveys one of its four patrol districts each year. These surveys ask residents to respond to questions about the quality of their neighborhood, livability issues and safety concerns. With the information gained from these voluntary surveys, officers tackle the most chronic problems...


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Police Department
3015 Raleigh Ave. S.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: Non-Emergency (952) 924-2618 / Records (952) 924-2600 Email: info@stlouispark.org