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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Roseville Police Hosts Hyundai Steering Wheel Lock Giveaway

Roseville Police Hosts Hyundai Steering Wheel Lock Giveaway

Due to a recent dramatic increase in auto thefts involving Kia and Hyundai, the Roseville Police Department and Hyundai Motor Corporation are teaming up to give away steering wheel locks for the following keyed vehicles.

2015-2021 Hyundai Accent, Elantra, Kona, Santa Fe, Sonota, Tuscon

2015-2018 Hyundai Veloster



**This is a drive-through event so please stay ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Deputy Chief Joe Adams Graduates from FBI National Academy

Deputy Chief Joe Adams Graduates from FBI National Academy

On December 8, 2022, Deputy Chief Joe Adams became the fifth member of the Roseville Police Department to graduate from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

The FBI National Academy is a professional course of study for U.S. and international law enforcement managers and is internationally known for its academic excellence. Adams graduated alongside members of law enforcement agencies from 48 states, 25 count...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

RPD Accepting Donations for 17th Annual Shop with a Cop

RPD Accepting Donations for Shop with a Cop Program

On December 7, the Roseville Police Department will host its annual Shop with a Cop program.

This year marks the 17th consecutive year that the department has paired officers up with children from the community to go on a shopping spree and spend some time getting to know each other.  

“Our department is very fortunate to have t...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

New School Resource Officers Ready for a Great School Year

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Roseville Police School Resource Officers (SROs) are ready for their first day of school. Officers Liz Peterson and Alaina Carrion will join Roseville Area Schools (RAS) this year as the district’s newest SROs.

SROs provide assistance to students and their families, staff, and administrators during difficult situations. Roseville Police Chief Erika Scheider says it's all about building relationships with students and their families. 

When we respond to t...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Crash Investigation – Larpenteur Avenue and Galtier Street


On June 15, 2022, at 8:32 p.m., officers were dispatched to Larpenteur Avenue and Galtier Street on a report of two pedestrians--a male and female--who had just been struck by a vehicle.

Officers responded and immediately provided emergency medical assistance.

The 47-year-old male and three-year-old female of St. Paul sustained significant injuries and were transported to the hospital in critical condition. Tragically, the three year old l...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Embedded Social Workers Join RPD’s Community Action Team


Similar to a model initiated in Maplewood in April of 2021, Roseville now has a Ramsey County Social Worker onsite in the Roseville Police Department, with another social worker expected to start in May of 2022.

Nicole Paradise joined Roseville Police in January 2021 as the first Embedded Social Worker (ESW) in the department. Nicole brings more than 15 years of social service experience and is already a tremendous asset to the team. Nicole spends a significant a...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Roseville Police respond to shooting near Lake Owasso


At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, Roseville Police officers responded to a call involving multiple shots being fired.

Upon arrival, the suspect continued to shoot at officers and neighboring homes, striking an officer. The suspect was taken into custody. The officer and suspect were transferred for medical treatment. This incident is being investigated by the Bureau of C...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Pathways to Policing Program Diversifies RPD

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For many years, the Roseville Police Department has intentionally worked toward building a department that reflects the community it serves. The Pathways to Policing program is one of several proactive talent recruitment measures.

In August of 2021, and again in November, RPD promoted two of the first Pathways to Policing participants to licensed Minnesota Peace Officers - Officer Liz Peterson and Officer Abdi Warsame. The Pathways to Policing program is funded through a grant with...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

RAHS Hosts Breaking Down Barriers Event

RAHS Breaking Down Barriers

In partnership with Roseville High School’s Black Student Union, on February 25th Roseville PD hosted its first Cops and Kids Event of the year. This event was part of the Breaking Barriers Initiative.

Breaking Barriers is a partnership between Roseville Area High School and The Roseville Police Department. 

The primary objective is to build positive relationships through team building activities and break down negative perceptions of police off...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Mayor, Council present "State of the City" address

Mayor, Council deliver Roseville State of the City Address

In this year’s State of the City Address, Mayor Dan Roe, City Council members, and City of Roseville staff co-created a video presentation that reviews the work of the City through our long-held community aspirations.

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Looking Back: Roseville Police Department’s First “Policewoman”

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In 1961, female police officers represented roughly 2% of all police officers nationwide. This is the year that Roseville Police Officer Audrey Trudeau Sutherland was promoted to the position of “Policewoman.”

Officer Sutherland started her career as a Police Clerk in 1957. At this time, the Roseville Police Department consisted of 8 part-time officers and the headquarters was located in a Roseville basement. Sadly, retired Officer Trudeau passed in 2021 at the...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Ending Human Trafficking: Education, Enforcement and Off-ramping


In an ongoing effort to ensure that city proclamations are backed by concrete action and resource support, the City of Roseville wishes to highlight renewed efforts to bring awareness to human trafficking in the city, and beyond.

These approaches are championed by the Roseville Police Department and take a victim-centered approach to the enforcement of human trafficking. Roseville Police Sex Crimes Detective and the Roseville Police Community Action Team (CAT) continue to investig...

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