Posted on: April 4, 2017

Sign Up Now for Night to Unite

Night to Unite 2017

Sign up for this annual event that brings neighbors together to get to know each other, and connect with members of the Coon Rapids Police and Fire Departments. Sign your neighborhood up now!

WHO: Coon Rapids Residents

WHAT: Night to Unite 2017

WHEN: Tuesday...


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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Congratulations 2016 Police Academy Graduates

Police Citizens Academy

Congratulations to 17 members of the Police Citizens Academy, who graduated from the class in November 2016. Members spent nine weeks learning about different aspects of the police department. From learning about firearms and defensive tactics, to underst...


Read more and watch a video about the academy
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Police Ask for Public's Help

The Coon Rapids Police Department is looking for help in identifying a person involved in a burglary that occurred on Sunday September 4, 2016 at a local convenience store. The suspect broke in by smashing the front door, then removed items from inside. C...Read more...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Police Monument Dedicated at Coon Rapids City Center

A tribute to all Coon Rapids police officers is now officially complete out in front of the City Center. A new monument stands outside the department entrance and was officially dedicated in September. The statue, called the protector, features a police o...


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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Crime Rates in Coon Rapids - 2015 Data

Coon Rapids police car

According to data from the 2015 Uniform Crime Report, crime statistics in the city went up in a few areas as compared to 2014, but is lower overall than historical averages. Specifically, larceny (theft), robbery and aggravated assault showed an increase ...Read more...

Posted on: August 23, 2016

New Police K-9 Teams

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Two new canine teams are out on patrol for the Coon Rapids Police Department.
Officer Interna Kim and Belgian Malinois Ike, along with officer Brian Sternquist and Belgian Malinois Taz, graduated from training school in June. The canine units are assigne...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Death Investigation by Anoka County Sheriff's Office & Coon Rapids Police

Read details about an investigation being conducted by the Anoka County Sheriff's Office and Coon Rapids Police regarding a death that occurred at an apartment complex the morning of 8-18-16.

Read Details about the Investigation Here
Posted on: February 4, 2016

Press Release: Highway 10 Accident Update from 2-3-16

On Wednesday, February 3, at approximately 3:43 p.m., Coon Rapids Police were called to a crash scene located at Highway 10 and the Northdale Boulevard overpass (east of Round Lake Boulevard). Four cars were involved in the accident scene. One car was tor...Accident Information

Posted on: December 18, 2015

Retired K9 Officer Donates Dog to Coon Rapids Police Dept.

Written by Jordann Rylance

COON RAPIDS, Minn. -- The Coon Rapids Police Department has a new K9 in training.

On Tuesday night, Ike officially became a member of the police department when the City Council accepted the donation from former K9 office...Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2015

Two Charged for Stealing Mail from Dozens of Homes

Written by Jordann Rylance

COON RAPIDS, Minn. -- An Elk River man and a Blaine woman are facing felony mail theft charges after allegedly stealing mail from dozens of homes over the weekend.

It was early Sunday morning when residents looked outside ...Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2015

Coon Rapids K-9 Places 2nd in State Competition

Written by Steve Ericson

COON RAPIDS, Minn. -- Goodrich Field in Anoka played host to the first-ever Minnesota Police K-9 competition last weekend.

A total of 30 dogs and their partners from all over the state ran through an obstacle course complete...Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2015

Coon Rapids Police Solve Four Robberies, Fridley Man Charged

53-year-old Ronald Lewis Taylor from Fridley, Minnesota was charged today in Anoka County District Court with four counts of aggravated robbery in connection with four robberies that took place in Coon Rapids and Blaine between August 30, 2015 and Septem...Read more...

Posted on: September 17, 2015

Historically Low Crime Rate

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Coon Rapids continues to see a decrease in its overall crime rate. According to data from the 2014 Uniform Crime Report, crime in Coon Rapids is at its lowest point since 1969. 2014 statistics show another four percent decline in the crime rate from 2013....Read more...

Video - Hear from the Police Chief
Posted on: August 28, 2015

Coon Rapids Police Explorers Program Looking for New Members

COON RAPIDS, Minn. -- The Coon Rapids Police Department is looking for young people who want to explore law enforcement as a possible career.

The police explorers program meets weekly during the school year. The explorers train with police officers to ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2015

Fraud Alert - Beware of Scams, 8-19-15

The Coon Rapids Police Department has received many recent reports of fraud.
There are many different scams, which usually involve wiring money or buying gift cards and sending the numbers to someone. Never send anyone you don’t know money. Several examp...Read more...

Fraud examples and prevention
Posted on: August 19, 2015

K-9 Team Wins First Place

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Coon Rapids Police Department Canine Officer Mark McDonough and his Partner "Buddy" earned first place at the United States Police Canine Association’s (USPCA) Region 12 Canine Trials, held June 28-29, 2015 in Elk River, Minnesota. Region 12 enc...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

DWI Enforcement Zeros in on Drunk Drivers in Coon Rapids

Written by Jenny You

COON RAPIDS, Minn. -- According to the Department of Public Safety, Anoka County ranks number two among Minnesota’s top 25 dangerous drunk driving counties.

That’s one of the reasons why the city of Coon Rapids is ramping up it...Read on...