- Departments:Police Department
- Divisions:Police Department Administration
- Title:Police Chief
Chief James DeMann started his career with the Eden Prairie Police Department as an intern in 1983 and has been a full-time officer since 1987. He was promoted to chief in 2016.
During his tenure at the EPPD, Chief DeMann has served as a patrol officer, K-9 officer, field training officer, patrol sergeant, Emergency Response Unit (ERU) assistant team leader, Field Training Unit supervisor, investigations lieutenant, patrol lieutenant, ERU commander, captain and deputy chief.
Chief DeMann earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice studies from St. Cloud State University and is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy.