Police Department Mission
The Rogers Police Department, in partnership with our community, provides impartial, ethical, and professional law enforcement service.
We promise to maintain the trust and confidence of our citizens while working to improve their quality of life.
Minnesota Crime Prevention Association (MCPA) is a resource for Crime Prevention. The monthly newsletters offer information to keep the public aware of crime, including crime prevention techniques to utilize.
The June 2014 Newsletter addresses vacation preparation and tips to avoid being victimized, at home and at your destination, while on vacation.
The I-94 West Chamber of Commerce presented First Responders Awards on May 19, 2014.Two Rogers Police and one Rogers Firefighter were honored in recognition of exceptional response in an emergency situation:
Rogers officers were called to a local fast-food restaurant, who reported receiving two counterfeit $20 bills sometime between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Reporting party was unable to determine when the counterfeit money was received and had no suspect information. The bills were similar to those previously passed in Rogers, MN with different serial numbers. These bills were also missing embedded security thread.
Counterfeit bill information:
1- $20 bill SN# MB23771574A2- $20 bill SN# JL67520463D
Read more: Additional counterfeit $20 bills passed in Rogers
Rogers Officers were dispatched to a local business on a scam. Complainant reported he received a call from someone who stated they worked for Xcel Energy, informing business owner that he was behind on payments and requested the business owner to pay the bill immediately or the power would be shut off to the business. The business owner bought a reloadable credit card, giving fraudulent Xcel representative the credit card number for payment. The complainant called Xcel on Monday to check the status of his account, finding that Xcel did not call his business and he had been the victim of a scam.
Read more: Scam alert- Xcel Energy Scam
The Rogers Police recently took a report of a vacation rental scam. The "vacation home" for rent was found on an internet site. After contacting the alleged property owner, arrangements were made to send a security deposit to hold the rental. Ultimately there was no vacation home to rent and the victim was out the deposit.
Read more: Vacation Rental Scam
Booster seats are the law in Minnesota, yet crash data reveals many parents are not using the safety seats that help seat belts fit children correctly and safely, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety.
In Minnesota it is the law for children to ride in a booster seat upon outgrowing a forward-facing harnessed restraint. It is safest children ride in a booster until they are 4'9" tall, or at least age 8.A 2011 DPS observational survey of booster seats use revealed only 64 percent of parents/ caregivers place children in booster seats. The survey also showed that if the driver was not belted, then only 27 percent of the children were in a booster.
Read more: Parents Not Giving A Boost
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12913 Main Street, Rogers, MN 553748:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Emergency Phone Line - 911Non-Emergency & After Hours - 763-525-6220
Office - 763-428-3450Fax - 763-428-1900