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Toys for Tots Drop-Off Location

The South Lake Minnetonka Police Department is a drop-off location for Toys for Tots.  If you would like to donate…

The SLMPD Changes The Department Uniform Patch

The SLMPD has changed the uniform patch.  Beginning tonight, officers are wearing the new department patch on thei…

SLMPD Swears In Our Newest Two Officers!

Officer Protivinsky and Officer Finnvik were sworn in during a ceremony held at the South Lake Minnetonka Police…

IRS Scam

The SLMPD has taken reports from residents after someone claiming to be from the IRS has called them stating they o…

National Night Out

It’s time for the annual National Night Out.  Hope to see many of you out in your neighborhoods tonight….

Jake O’Connors Luck o’ the Lake – 5K

The 4th Annual Jake O’Connor’s Luck o’ the Lake 5K Fun Run and NEW 1 MILE kids run will be held starting in downtow…

South Lake Crime Fund finances new AEDs

A sincere thank you to the South Lake Minnetonka Crime Prevention Fund for financing the purchase of four new autom…

Blue Watch Program

Blue Watch is a new program aimed at assisting Minnesota and Wisconsin Law Enforcement officers with health and wel…

Girl Scouts Troop Earn Merit Badge

Girl Scouts from Troop 16524 earning their Investigation Merit Badge stopped by the SLMPD, Thursday (12-17-2015). …

Graduation Day for Two New SLMPD Reserve Officers

Two South Lake Minnetonka Police Department’s reserve officers Travis Nordhus and Thomas Eckhoff graduated Thursday…

Salvation Army Kettle Drive Kick-Off

Today is Salvation Army’s Kettle Drive Kick-Off.  Lt. Steve Neururer, Reserve Officer Matt Dodge and Reserve Offic…

Toys for Tots

The South Lake Minnetonka Police Department is participating in the annual Toys for Tots drive.  If you would like…

Mail Theft

The theft of mail is on the rise again in the metro area, including the South Lake Minnetonka cities of Excelsior,…

Chief Mike Meehan Sworn into Office

Chief Mike Meehan was officially sworn into office during a department meeting on 10-07-2015.  Administrative Supe…

Traffic Safety Concern

The SLMPD has received complaints of drivers passing other motorists on the right or shoulder of the road.  Minnes…

Crime Prevention / Fire Department Open House

Stop by our crime prevention booth tomorrow night (October 1st) from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM during the annual Excelsior…

Homecoming Parade

The Minnetonka High School Homecoming parade is this Friday (September 18th), starting at 4:00 PM in Excelsior.  T…

Apple Days Celebration

The annual Apple Days Celebration is Saturday, September 19th.  Events start at 8:00 with the Apple of the Lake 5K…

SLMPD Confirms Greenwood Murder / Suicide

September 12, 2015— In light of the newly released Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s reports, the South Lake M…

SLMPD Press Release Regarding Greenwood Call

Chief Siitari held a press conference regarding the call to the Greenwood home on 09-10-2015.  Please refer to the…

Investigation Press Conference

The SLMPD is holding a press conference today at 4:00 PM concerning the Greenwood apparent murder/suicide.  A copy…

Citizens Police Academy

The Citizen’s Police Academy for 2015 has been cancelled.  The academy will be offered again in September 2016.
W…

Police and Fire Emergency Response Drill

The South Lake Minnetonka Police Department (SLMPD) and Excelsior Fire District (EFD) will be conducting a large s…

Dangers of Fireworks

A 54 year old Greenwood resident is in critical condition at the Hennepin County Medical Center following a mishap…

Shorewood Family Thank SLMPD Officers

The Hoialmen family paid a visit to the South Lake Minnetonka Police Department and personally thanked Sergea…

Soliciting Problem

It is the time of year again where solicitors are out.  We have taken reports and had contact with solicitors from…

Operation Lock and Unload

“Safe storage of firearms is not only the law in Minnesota, but it is a matter of public safety.” – Chief Bry…

Reserve Unit Seeking Members

Reserve officers provide support services that include such duties as riding with licensed officers on routine patr…

Are You And Your Family Prepared For an Emergency?

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging Americans to take advantage of the Mar…

Help Police Fight Crime!

How Do I Help?

Visit the Chaska Police Department’s web blog at http://www.cpdvideos.blogspot.com to view survei…

Inhalant Abuse Information for Parents

Inhalant Abuse: What You Should Know is an ADULTS-ONLY online training for parents and other caring adults develop…

Uniform Hennepin County Curfew Law

The South Lake Minnetonka Police Department would like to remind kids and parents that the Hennepin County Curfew l…

Explosive Device Incident

The SLMPD has taken a report of a chemical bomb being used on Shady Island in Shorewood. The device was made using…

Tonka Bay Crime Alert

The South Lake Minnetonka Police Department has taken reports from several Tonka Bay residents concerning garage bu…

Burglary/Theft Prevention

The SLMPD urges you to take some basic precautions to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of a burglary or a…

Identity Theft

While there are no guarantees about avoiding identity theft, The South Lake Minnetonka Police Department and the Fe…

Solicitor Regulations

Solicitors must abide by the following city ordinances:

Excelsior: Permits are required for all solicitors excep…

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