Breckenridge Police Department
515 Dacotah Ave
Breckenridge, MN 56520
Chief of Police- Kris Karlgaard:
Detective Sgt- Jackson Kriel:
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NOTICE TO PUBLIC: Breckenridge Police Department regarding MN Governor Walz Emergency Executive Order 20-20
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.
The Breckenridge Police Department provides 24 hour law enforcement services to the City of Breckenridge. BPD employs 8 full-time and two part-time police officers. The department consists of the Chief of Police, Detective Sgt., and five patrol officers.
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.
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.
Data Practice Policies
For a listing of our city ordinances can be found HERE. If you are unable to find an answer to your question, please call City Hall at (218)643-1431.
Breckenridge Police Department is accepting Part-time Police Officer Applications - Click Here for Application
NEW Cell Phone Law Effective August 1st, 2019
Click Here for details or call (218)643-5506 with questions
Each year Breckenridge Police Department impounds a large number of bicycles.
If you are missing your bike, please contact Breckenridge Police Department at (218)643-5506
Reporting Nuisance regarding grass, junk & debris, dilapidated structure, etc. Click Here
Do you have too much "stuff"? Items to dispose of and where to dispose. Click Here
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"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.
Celebrity Breakfast with Chief Kris Karlgaard, Officer Alec Gjerdevig and Officer Gage Miller at the Breckenridge Elementary School on March 6th, 2020.
A big thanks to the Elementary School for the invitation.