News By Category: Police Department

According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (MnDPS), there have been at least 384 reported traffic fatalities in 2021 and the State of Minnesota is on pace to see nearly 475 total by the end of the year, the most since 2007. The MnDPS and the Golden Valley Police Department urge drivers to use caution while driving to avoid serious injury or death. Read More

To further their commitment to mental and community health, the City of Golden Valley and its Police Department recently partnered with Hennepin County Sherriff’s Office and Behavioral Health to pilot the 911 Embedded Social Worker program. The program objectives are to provide targeted support to people in crisis and training to 911 dispatchers who manage mental health-related calls. Read More

At its Sept 21 meeting, the City Council approved a contract with executive search consultant America’s Best Strategic Security Group (ABSS) to lead the recruitment process for Golden Valley’s next police chief. Community members are invited to meet the consultant and share their thoughts on important qualities for the next chief at an open house Oct 14, 6–8 pm, at Brookview (316 Brookview Pkwy). Read More

In response to questions from community members regarding staffing levels at the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD), representatives from the GVPD and City administration met to clarify the issue and provide answers to the public. Read More

The City of Golden Valley is hosting an open house Oct 14, 6–8 pm, at Brookview (316 Brookview Pkwy) for its Police Chief Executive Search to gain insight from the community regarding the hiring of a new police chief. Read More

Join your neighbors for the annual Public Safety Open House Oct 9, 9–11 am, at Police Department and Fire Station 1 (7800 Golden Valley Rd). Read More

The City of Golden Valley has received a $250,000 Pohlad Foundation public safety grant that will provide financial infrastructure to two City Council initiatives—the newly formed PEACE Commission and an equity audit of Police Department policies and practices. Read More

If you’re a community member looking to get involved with the City, look no further than the newly created Golden Valley PEACE Commission. Read More

Beginning Mon, Sept 13, the Public Safety Building will temporarily shift its front desk hours to Mon–Fri, 7 am–11 pm and Sat–Sun, 7 am–3 pm. Read More

The City of Golden Valley is seeking a community-focused, equity-minded, and service-dedicated Police Officer. Read More