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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Coon Rapids Police Launch New Community Watch Team

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Coon Rapids Police are looking for extra eyes to help keep the city safe through a new Community Watch Team. The voluntary program is a modern alternative to traditional neighborhood watch groups. Rather than watch your neighbor, the new program focuses o...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

2017 Crime Rates for Coon Rapids

According to
data from the 2017 Uniform Crime Report, crime statistics in the city went up slightlyin a few areas as compared to 2016, but rates are still lower overall than
historical averages. The number of thefts went down in 2017, but the amount o...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

New Animal Impound Facility

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As of March 1, any stray animals picked up by our Community Service Officers will be taken to Dover Kennels, located at 16422 Hanson Blvd. Owners have five days to claim stray animals and are responsible for fees and costs related to animal care. The City...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Free Service - Car Seat Clinics

Did you know four out of five car seats are installed incorrectly? Get tips from professionally trained car seat technicians from the Coon Rapids Police and Fire Departments at a car seat clinic. This is a free service, available by appointment only, to C...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

New Safety Tool for Evidence Room

The police department is making modifications to its evidence room due to the increase in highly toxic street drugs fentanyl and carfentanil.  A new countertop ventilated hood with HEPA filtration will be added as the major safety improvement. Th...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Enhanced DWI Enforcement

In 2018, the Coon Rapids Police Department will continue to receive grant money to fund one full-time DWI Officer and vehicle dedicated to extra patrol related to impaired driving. The DWI officer works during peak times when drinking and driving occur mo...

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