Stories

Edina police history is filled with many interesting stories. Here are some of them:

Bootlegging In Edina (1933) In 1933, with the Edina Police Department established just a few years earlier there were many challenges facing this mostly rural community. Including nearing the end of the prohibition days ...

Billy Club (1956)  When Officer Dick Alstad stared walking the beat, alone without a portable radio, he knew he better be equipped mentally and physically to handle himself in any situation...

Gangsters In Edina (1957)  On a quite night around 1957, Officers Henry Wrobleski and George Butler came across two Chicago men during a traffic stop. Butler recalled that it was about 3:30 in the morning and they had seen the men driving very slowly...

Runaway Train (1958)  On May 17, 1958, Police Dispatcher Carl Jean Johnson received a phone call from the railroad that a train had been stolen and was headed to Edina....

Tornado Strikes (1981)  On June 14, 1981, a large Tornado struck Edina. The day started warm and humid in the Twin Cities...

Police Department

4801 W. 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424

Mail@EdinaMN.gov
General: 952-826-1610
Emergency: 911

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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