Lonsdale Police Department

  • Agency: Lonsdale Police Department
  • Address: 115 Alabama Street SW, Lonsdale, 55046 MN
  • Chief: (Chief of Police)
Phone: 507-334-4391
Fax: 507-744-5533

Lonsdale Police Department is located at 115 Alabama Street SW, Lonsdale, 55046 MN. The Lonsdale Police Department phone number is 507-334-4391.

Lonsdale Police Department News

On behalf of all of us at the Lonsdale Police Department, we'd like to say thank you for your gestures of gratitude shared with us during Police Week which was recognized nationwide last week. We are happy to protect and serve such a great community.

If you know who this little guy belongs to let them know he's in puppy jail. 507-744-2300 to bail him out.

This week is National Police week! In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

The Lonsdale Police Department would like to remind residents that garbage containers CAN NOT be stored in the front yard area which includes in front of the garage. City Code 91.04 Officers will be going out starting Monday April 30, 2018 and issuing citations to those in violation. So PLEASE, place your garbage containers inside the garage or, along the side of the garage. If you have questions please call. 507-744-2300.

Just a reminder that the Golf Cart Ordinance went into effect requiring residences wanting to operate a golf cart in the City of Lonsdale on the roadway will need a “Golf Cart Permit”. To get a Golf Cart Permit, you can either stop by City Hall or the Police Department, or go to the following: http://lonsdale.govoffice.com/vertical/Sites/%7B0FD1D10A-F0C7-48D8-B47A-D828DCF6F997%7D/uploads/Golf_Cart_Permit_Application.pdf After filling out the application please contact the Police Department at 507-744-2300 to schedule a time to get a permit. The Golf Cart Ordinance language can also be found at http://lonsdale.govoffice.com/vertical/sites/%7B0FD1D10A-F0C7-48D8-B47A-D828DCF6F997%7D/uploads/Ord_2018.285_Golf_Carts.pdf Any questions please contact the Police Department or City Hall. Thanks

We want to remind all motorists that distracted driving is unsafe and illegal. It's going to be nice out this weekend for a change, that means your neighbors, their children, and other motorists will be out and about. Please pay attention while you're operating your vehicles. #driversdrive #speakupmn #putthephonedown

If you have any information on who the vandals may be please contact us at 507-744-2300 and ask to be connected to the officer on duty. It is pretty sad that this happened to a wonderful new park. Also, if you see something suspicious anytime please call dispatch and report it. It might be nothing, but you never know.

****** DOG IS HOME ******* Male neutered German Shorthaired Pointer, with red and white colored collar and underground fence collar, was picked up in the area of Pond View Dr Se and 15th Ave Se, today at midnight. If this is your dog, please call 507-744-2300 to arrange a time to pick up.

~~Snow Emergency no parking on streets is in Effect ~~ We will be out citing vehicles in violation of the snow bird parking ban starting at 2 AM. We need the streets clear so public works can do their jobs without issue. Thanks for your consideration.

Road closures are spreading east into parts of south central Minnesota. Here's an updated road closure map from Minnesota Department of Transportation as of 2:25 PM.

Please remember do not park on city streets until they have been cleared curb to curb. DOT has advised no travel as road conditions are getting worse.

From April 9 - 22, extra enforcement state wide will be out to help combat distracted driving. You could pay with more than just a ticket! If you're texting, you're not driving! Put the phone down and focus on the road.

******Dog is home ******* If you know who I belong to please let them know I am in the puppy pound and need to be picked up. If this is your dog please call 507-744-2300 to arrange a time to pick up!

***UPDATE*** The dog posted bail and is back home! ----------- If this beautiful dog belongs to you it was found at Casey's gas station and is ready to be bailed out, please call 507-744-2300 to arrange a time to pick up.

*** Dog is now home *** If this is your dog, it is ready to be bailed out of Doggie jail! Please contact the Police Department at 507-744-2300 to arrange a time to post bail!

****** DOG IS HOME ******* If this is your dog or you know the owners, it is ready to be bailed out of Doggie Jail. It was found running loose in the Industrial Park Area, please contact 507-744-2300 to arrange a time pick up.

Drive sober or get pulled over!! Extra DWI enforcement will be on the road this evening. Be safe and have fun, plan your ride ahead of time.

Make sure if you're out celebrating this weekend, plan a sober ride! Extra enforcement will be out on the roads.

**** Dog is home ***** This cute little dog was just turned into the Police Department. If you know the owner, or are the owner please call.

****UPDATE**** The dog photoed below has been returned to his human. Hopefully no more "ruff" mornings for this guy! -LPD Ruh roh! This dog was out checking out the neighborhood on the 800 block of 8th Ave NE this morning and would like to go home. Please contact the Lonsdale Police Department at 507-744-2300 if this is your dog. Thank you!

Hello Lonsdale, Guess what? It's snowing again... and it's going to continue to snow throughout the evening hours. The City of Lonsdale has declared a snow emergency. Please ensure all of your vehicles, trailers, and other items get removed from the roadways so that our Public Works Department can do their job effectively. The snow emergency was called at 3:00 PM. The plows will be out later this evening. Thank you!

***Updated Info*** Owners found, and dogs bailed out! These two went out for a walk this afternoon without their owner. If you know know who they belong to please let them know they are in Doggie Jail. They can be picked up at the Lonsdale Police Department.