News By Category: Police Department
Due to forecasted poor weather, the Public Safety In The Parks program scheduled for Aug 13 at Brookview Park has been canceled.
To better serve a growing senior population and respond to an increasing number of mental health-related calls, the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) added a community health officer to its staff in early 2019. At the City’s annual Night To Unite event Aug 6, the GVPD will introduce the Vitals™ App, a new tool it’s using to help first responders more safely and successfully resolve situations with vulnerable individuals.
Distracted driving contributes to an average of 45 deaths per year in Minnesota. With the new Hands-Free Law, taking effect Aug 1, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (MNDPS) is hoping drivers will keep their eyes off their cell phones and on the road.
Distracted driving contributes to nearly one-fifth of all auto accidents in Minnesota. The goal of the statewide Hands-Free Law, which takes effect Aug 1, is to force drivers to put down their device while driving in hopes of reducing distracted driving related accidents.
Night To Unite is less than one month away. If you haven’t started planning your neighborhood party, use this helpful planning kit!
Because exterior camera surveillance systems have helped the police when investigating crimes in business areas, the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) is expanding the practice to residential areas with its new CommunityCAM program.
On average, fireworks cause more than 18,500 fires per year according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury-related death, accounting for 7 percent of all injury-related deaths, according to the World Health Organization. This July Fourth, take extra steps to ensure the safety of yourself and loved ones.