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The Eden Prairie Police Department blog provides an opportunity for the public to learn more about the people who work there — their stories, their lives, their work in Eden Prairie and their thoughts on topics from driving to dogs.

What We Did in 2019

Post Date:04/27/2020

patch on jacket2019 was, once again, a busy year for the EPPD with a total of 50,870 calls. Here’s a sampling of the activities that kept us busy last year:

  • 1 fatal vehicle crash
  • 34 death investigations (deaths which were not witnessed by another person and where the person was not in hospice or under a doctor’s care)
  • 4 human trafficking arrests
  • 67 domestic assault calls
  • 238 DWIs
  • 16,419 traffic stops
  • 210 medical – psychiatric calls
  • 156 suicide attempt/threat calls
  • 5,375 911 hang-up calls
  • 243 shoplifting cases
  • 30 apiary (beekeeping) registrations
  • 292 disturb the peace calls
  • 26 animal bite calls
  • 325 fingerprint services
  • 147 child safety seat inspections
  • 116 barking dog calls
  • 890 car lockouts
  • 59 school bus stop arm violations
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