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About the Police Department

updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Police Department has 52 sworn officers and 17 civilian personnel, including 7 dispatchers, 6 support staff, 1 community liaison and 3 community service officers. Employees in the Police Department include sworn law enforcement officials, administrators, support staff and dispatchers.

Police Department Mission: Provide citizens with quality service, professional conduct and a safe environment in which to live, work and learn. The St. Louis Park Police Department is committed to an active partnership with our community as we work together to solve problems and prevent crime and disorder.

Police Core Values:

  • We believe that service to the public is our reason for being, and we strive to deliver quality services in a highly professional and cost-effective manner.
  • We believe that preventing crime and disorder is the best and most economical law enforcement solution
  • We recognize our interdependent relationship with the community we serve, and we are continually sensitive to changing community needs.
  • We believe that ethics and integrity are the foundation blocks of public trust and confidence, and that all meaningful relationships are built on these values.
  • We believe that our employees are the department's greatest resource. As professionals, we continually strive to improve the quality of our skills.
  • Our department's mission, values and goals are, at all times, in harmony with the mission, values and goals of the City of St. Louis Park.

Policing Strategies
In addition to responding to crime and calls for service, the police department concentrates efforts on prevention and resolving quality of life issues that affect the well being of the community. The police department utilizes a number of operational strategies to deliver police services based on the nature of the incident or problem. For more information, click here.



Barnes honored as Officer of the Year

updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Barnes has been with the St. Louis Park Police Department for 12 and a half years, continually volunteering for various police department assignments and responsibilities in an effort to serve those around him. Some of those responsibilities include participating in the Labor Management Committee, previously serving co-workers as a union steward, training...


Chief's Message

updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

John LuseWelcome to the St. Louis Park Police Department web page. I appreciate your interest in our police department and invite you to spend a few minutes learning about us.

The St. Louis Park Police Department has been serving the community since 1934. We believe in the Community Oriented Policing (COP) philosophy and rely on your trust and partnership in keeping St. Louis Park a safe place to live, work and visit.

As you might imagine, our police department handles tens of thousands of requests for service each year. Our goal is to be as transparent as we can be, while providing information in a format that is easy to understand.

On behalf of the men and women of the St. Louis Park Police Department, thank you for visiting our web page. We look forward to serving you.



COP Shops

updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013

St. Louis Park has four police substations or COP Shops at the locations listed below. Hours vary since the substations are primarily used by officers to write reports and meet with people who have made advance arrangements. Call (952) 924-2600 for more information.

 

St. Louis Park Cop Shops  

 Location

 
Excelsior & Grand Cop Shop   4717 Park Commons Drive
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
 
Texa-Tonka Shopping Center   Texas Ave. & Minnetonka Blvd
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
 
West End Cop Shop  

1623 West End Blvd
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

 

 



Police Department Reminds You to Stop for School Buses

updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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...


Police Station Information

updated: Monday, December 16, 2013

The St. Louis Park Police Station was constructed in 1993 and is located on the south side of the City Hall parking lot. It houses the Emergency Communications/911 Center, administrative offices, jail, and training/meeting rooms. To get to the Police Station, turn south onto Raleigh Avenue from Minnetonka Boulevard. After a quarter-block, turn east...


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