News By Category: Police Department
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.
Fireworks can also start fires. On average, fireworks cause more than 18,000 fires per year, including 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires, and more than 16,000 outside and other fires, according to the NFPA.
Golden Valley Police are continuing to see an increase in reported theft from autos, garage burglaries, and auto thefts in residential areas. Many are due to unlocked cars and doors. The majority of these incidents could have been prevented.
Extreme heat events in Minnesota are already occurring and expected to become more common, more severe, and longer-lasting as our climate changes. Learning how to prepare and respond will help keep you and your loved ones safe.
The No. 1 Defense Against Crime Is You: Join A Neighborhood Watch Or Start One Of Your Own; Next Info Meeting Is May 2
Golden Valley Police Sgt Jeff Johnson cannot overstress the importance of community engagement when it comes to fighting crime. And one of the most effective ways for residents to get involved, he says, it to join a Neighborhood Watch program or start one of their own.
Two statewide tornado drills are scheduled for Thursday, April 20 at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm. Outdoor warning sirens and NOAA Weather Radios will sound in a simulated tornado warning. The first drill is intended for institutions and businesses. The evening drill is intended for second shift workers and families.
Kids ages 12 and under are encouraged to bring their bikes out to the annual Bike Rodeo May 3, from 6 to 8 pm, at the Golden Valley City Hall Campus, 7800 Golden Valley Rd.
Spring and summer rainfalls can be heavy and can produce flash floods in a matter of hours. In Minnesota, floods kill more people than any other weather event–15 people have died in floods since 1993.