Mission Statement:

The mission of the Breckenridge Police Department is to protect life and property, prevent crimes and reduce fear of crime and to provide the highest quality of Police services in response to the community needs.

About Us:

The Breckenridge Police Department provides 24 hour law enforcement services to the City of Breckenridge. BPD employs 7 full-time and three part-time police officers. The department consists of the Chief of Police, Detective Sgt., and five patrol officers.

Breckenridge Police Department

515 Dacotah Ave

Breckenridge, MN 56520

 

Phone: 218-643-5506

Fax: 218-643-9115

 

Chief of Police:
kkarlgaard@co.wilkin.mn.us

 

Detective Sgt:
jkriel@co.wilkin.mn.us

 

Submit a tip:

BreckenridgePDMN@yahoo.com

Breckenridge PD now has a feature where you can submit a tip to the PD. You can simply send an email to BreckenridgePDMN@yahoo.com with your information or tip.

 

Breckenridge PD crime reporting can now be found on a website called www.crimereports.com . Enter Breckenridge, MN into the search field and you will be able to see police calls in your neighborhood.

Patrol

The patrol division is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  Patrol officers respond to calls for reports of criminal activity, apprehending criminals and wanted subjects, motor vehicle accidents, as well as enforcing motor vehicle violations and performing preventative deterrent patrols.  Breckenridge Police Department utilizes both patrol vehicles and bicycles to patrol the municipality.  In addition, the patrol division consists of officers with specialty assignments such as: Field Training Officer, and bike patrol.

 

Patrol officers also participate in grant funded enforcement such as Safe and Sober.  Breckenridge Police Department was awarded 1st place in the state of Minnesota in the Toward Zero Death Challenge. Departments were judged by enforcement activity and programs within the community to encourage driving, biking, and pedestrian safety.

"I Got Caught"- Breckenridge Police Department will be looking for kids who are correctly wearing their safety helmets.
If you are ‘caught’ wearing your safety helmet, you will receive a voucher for a Dairy Queen treat . The “I got caught” campaign is funded by AAA and the MN Chiefs of Police Association.

NEW Cell Phone Law Effective August 1st, 2019
Click Here for details or call (218)643-5506 with questions

Investigations

Breckenridge Police Department has one full time Detective. The Detective handles all investigations including burglaries, financial and property thefts, assaults and child physical and sexual abuse investigations . 

 

The Detective is responsible for presenting and teaching the community's youth about internet safety via the NETSMARTZ program. This program is designed to educate, engage and empower youth for use on the internet and their everyday life.

 

The Detective sits on community boards such as the We Care Coalition, Domestic Violence Task Force, and the Child Protection Team.