A message from Chief of Police Eric Werner
In response to the in-custody death of George Floyd, Chief Eric Werner discusses the police department’s commitment to improve community trust.
To continue to provide city services and reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Maple Grove Government Center and Public Safety Facility have limited access through the main doors where you can use a phone to contact a staff member for assistance.
Staff are available via phone and email, and many city services are available online. Please consider using this website as well as phone and email (see Contact Us) before visiting the Government Center and Public Safety Facility.
If this is an emergency, please dial 911.
For non-emergency police business, please contact 763-494-6100.
The officers and non-sworn members of the Maple Grove Police Department are honored to serve their community while striving for excellence and professionalism. All aspects of their work is built on a foundation of compassion. Our informational video provides an opportunity to learn about our agency from the community and staff. I hope you will look for opportunities to become involved with our agency in effort to keep our community safe!
Eric T. Werner
Chief of Police
The Maple Grove Police Department was officially created in 1954 with the election of two constables. By 1962, the department had grown to four part-time police officers.
Today, the Maple Grove Police Department consists of a Police Chief, Captain of Patrol, Captain of Services, Captain of Professional Standards, Investigative Sergeant, Safe Streets Sergeant, Jail Administrator Sergeant, Patrol Sergeants, Patrol Officers, Investigators, CSOs, Crime Prevention Officer, Reserves, Explorers, Crime Analyst, Property and Evidence Technician, Range Coordinator, and a Records Management Team.
Maple Grove Police Department Key Policies
The Maple Grove Police Department has implemented and continues to review policies based on the nationally recognized Lexipol model that has been adopted by police agencies across the country. Our agency’s policies are in conformance with the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training and policing best practices. The community is invited to review our key department policies in an effort to increase transparency and understanding of our agency’s operations. You are welcome to contact our agency for any further questions or comments.
Eric T. Werner
Chief of Police
Message from Chief of Police
Law Enforcement Code of Ethics
Mission and Values Statement
Crisis Intervention Incidents
Internal Affairs/Personnel Complaints
Officer-Involved Shooting or Critical Incident Response and Investigation
Professional Conduct of Peace Officers
Standards of Conduct
Use of Force
Maple Grove Police Provides Medicine Disposal
The Maple Grove drop box is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in a secure and monitored location in the lobby of the police department.
Please bring medicines in their original containers. No identification is required and this service is free.
The Maple Grove Community Responds to Drug-Related Deaths
A rise in heroin and other drug-related deaths prompted a Drug Abuse Prevention Town Hall meeting.
Maple Grove Police Department - Like us!
Tour the Public Safety Facility
Tours are available and must be made by appointment. Please contact the CSO Coordinator to schedule a tour.
Car Seat Checks
Car seat inspections are available to Maple Grove residents and employees of Maple Grove businesses. Please contact Maple Grove Crime Prevention at 763-494-6134 to schedule an appointment.
Police Patch Requests
We receive numerous requests for our patches from patch collectors and other law enforcement enthusiasts around the world. The uniform patches of the Maple Grove Police Department are restricted. Patches are purchased with city funds, and for security reasons, it is our policy to only issue uniform patches to authorized employees of the department.
Our uniform patch is not currently available to the public and is not available for purchase.
Peddler/Solicitor applications and registrations
Contact the Police Department for:
- Police or traffic accident report
- Permit to carry/purchase a firearm
- Parking permit
- Hunting permit
- Pet license
- Data Request / Request a Police Report