The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between June 2 and June 15. Independence On June 2, at 7:21 p.m. a 55-year-old male from Minneapolis stated that he was playing pool when he and the male pool player got into a small disagreement at Vinland Center on the 3600 block of [...]
A former Rockford High School quarterback, Joshua Brozek, has put on a new uniform — the dark navy color of the West Hennepin Public Safety (WHPS) police department. In a team effort, his parents Brad Brozek and Becky Johnson pinned his new badge 112 on his chest after he took his oath of office Tuesday, [...]
The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between May 19 and May 26. Independence On May 22, at 7:37 p.m. a license plate found lying on road on the 300 block of County Road 110. Registered owner was contacted to pick up his plate. On May 23, at 8:13 p.m. a [...]
West Hennepin Public Safety will welcome the newest member on the force, Officer Joshua Brozek at his swearing in ceremony Tuesday, June 11, at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90. West Hennepin Public Safety invites the public to attend the ceremony and join the group afterwards for coffee and cake.
The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between April 21 and May 18. Independence On April 22, at 3:41 p.m. there was a report that a horse fell on a rider. Rider was transported to the hospital by North Memorial Ambulance. On April 24, at 1:43 a.m. Thomas Jon Ross, 42, [...]
Nine area residents graduated from the West Hennepin Public Safety’s Citizens Police Academy on May 2. Attendees went through a seven week educational course to learn about topics such as WHPS history, how the 911 system works, traffic enforcement, use of force and deadly force, Police K9s, crime scene investigation and several other topics. The [...]
The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between April 14 and April 20. Independence On April 16, at 5:09 p.m. there was a report that an owl struck a window and was injured on the 4900 block of Perkinsville Road. The owl was taken to the Raptor Center. On April 16, [...]
The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between April 1 and April 13. Independence On April 9, at 3:43 p.m. there was a report that a shed was broken into and a generator stolen on the 7100 block of Pioneer Creek Road. The generator is a Mitsubishi model MGE 6700. Case [...]