News By Category: Police Department
As people give thanks during the holidays, many often think of ways to give back to their community. The City of Golden Valley is involved in four outreach programs to help community members in need. Read on if you’d like to participate.
The Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) is hosting an open house Thursday, Dec 7, so citizens can learn more about the use of body-worn video cameras in police departments and provide feedback.
Why do cops do what they do? Go behind the scenes at the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) during the 2018 Citizen’s Police Academy, which runs every Thursday for eight weeks starting Jan 11, 2018. Classes are held from 6-9 pm in the GVPD at 7800 Golden Valley Rd.
Remember, Golden Valley’s winter parking ordinance prohibits parking on public streets and alleys from 2-6 am daily Nov 1-March 31. Vehicles may be parked on private property in parking lots and driveways.
Water treatment plants can’t remove all prescription medications from wastewater, so it’s important to dispose of unused medication properly. To help residents do just that, the City of Golden Valley will host a prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Oct 28, from 10 am to 2 pm, at the Public Safety Building lobby, 7700 Golden Valley Rd.
The Sept 14 Coffee With A Cop, scheduled for 8:30-10 am at Byerly’s, has been canceled to allow Golden Valley police officers to attend the funeral of their fallen colleague from the Wayzata Police Department. It will be rescheduled for a later date.
Teddy bears can be a child’s best friend, especially in times of need. Help the City of Golden Valley celebrate National Teddy Bear Day Sept 9 by donating a new teddy bear Sept 5-9 for distribution between the Golden Valley Police Department and other non-profit organizations that support youth in the Golden Valley area.
There’s still time to sign up for Golden Valley’s fourth annual Battle of the Badges community blood drive Wed, Aug 23, 1- 4 pm, at 7800 Golden Valley Rd (check in at the Public Safety Building foyer).
Due to inclement weather, the Public Safety In The Parks program scheduled for Aug 3 at Scheid Park has been canceled.