Theft from Autos Increase in Summer

, June 17, 2016 | Posted in Public Safety

Don’t let a smashed window and stolen purse ruin your nice walk around Bredesen Park or Centennial Lakes. Summer time brings more people out into the parks and around town, parking their vehicles and leaving valuables on the front or …
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Door Open or Closed?

, May 13, 2016 | Posted in Public Safety

The following is information recently released by the National Fire Protection Agency. Should you sleep with your bedroom door opened or closed? It’s a straightforward question, but the answer isn’t quite so clear-cut. Many variables, including where people sleep in …
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What’s a Burglary?

, February 23, 2016 | Posted in Public Safety

By Sgt. Kevin Rofidal This past year, Edina saw an increase in residential burglaries, especially at homes under construction that were not occupied. These burglaries totaled 150 in 2015. What is a burglary? Minnesota Statute 609.582 defines a burglary as entering …
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Saving Seconds Could Mean Saving a Life

, February 18, 2016 | Posted in Public Safety

Did you know that March is one of the snowiest months of the year? Even though Spring seems close, a late-winter blizzard could bury a hydrant on or near your property. While the Edina Fire Department works to keep the 1,800 fire …
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K-9 Blitz Receives Body Armor from Non-Profit

, February 16, 2016 | Posted in Public Safety

Edina Police Department’s K-9 Blitz has received a bullet-and-stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. “I’m very grateful that Blitz now has protection while we’re on duty,” said Officer Sean Young, …
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Police Officer Schoenhard Sworn In

, February 13, 2016 | Posted in Public Safety

Police Officer Beau Schoenhard was sworn in Wednesday, Jan. 27, joining the ranks of Edina’s finest. Schoenhard was welcomed by Police Chief Dave Nelson and congratulated by friends and family during the swearing-in ceremony held in the Council Chambers at …
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Edina Crime Prevention Fund Accepting Applications for Annual Mike Siitari Officer of the Year Award

, February 12, 2016 | Posted in Public Safety

The Edina Crime Prevention Fund seeks nominations for its fifth-annual Mike Siitari Officer of the Year Award. The Officer of the Year Award is given to an Edina Police Officer who has gone above and beyond the call of duty. …
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Carbon Monoxide Safety

, January 14, 2016 | Posted in Public Safety

Often called the invisible killer, carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil and methane) burn incompletely. In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be …
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Caution: Thin Ice!

, December 21, 2015 | Posted in Public Safety

This Minnesota winter has  people split into two categories: those who are happy for the warmer temperatures and lack of snow and those who are not. The ones who are not so happy are probably ready to strap on their skis, get out …
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Candle Safety Is A Must

, December 14, 2015 | Posted in Public Safety

According to the National Fire Prevention Association, from 2009 to 2013, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 9,300 home structure fires that were started by candles. These fires caused 86 deaths, 827 injuries and $374 million in direct property damage. The …
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