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On average, fireworks cause more than 18,500 fires per year, including 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires, and nearly 17,000 outside and other fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Although using recreational fireworks can be seen as a fun activity around this time of year, safety is always the number one priority.
Summer has arrived and so has the increase in theft from vehicles. In the last week, the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) has taken more than a dozen reports of theft from UNLOCKED vehicles that were parked in driveways overnight. The majority of the thefts have been within
In addition to the recently created City of Golden Valley Twitter account, the Golden Valley Police Department has rolled out its own Twitter account in hopes of keeping residents better informed about police activity, community events, and emergencies.
As an effort to make better connections with children and parents in Golden Valley, the Golden Valley Police and Fire Departments make frequent trips to parks around the city during the summer. Since its inception in 2010, Public Safety In The Parks has become a popular tradition that is helping strengthen relationships and communities every year.
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Proper disposal of medications cuts down on the chance of them falling into the wrong hands and is better for the environment. To help residents do just that, the City of Golden Valley will host a prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 28, from 10 am to 2 pm, at the Public Safety Building lobby, 7700 Golden Valley Rd.