Brooklyn Center Police Department

  • Agency: Brooklyn Center Police Department
  • Address: 6645 Humboldt Ave N, Brooklyn Center, 55430 MN
  • Chief: Scott Bechthold (Chief of Police)
Phone: (763) 569-3333
Fax: (763) 561-0717

Brooklyn Center Police Department is located at 6645 Humboldt Ave N, Brooklyn Center, 55430 MN. The Chief of Police of the department is Scott Bechthold. The Brooklyn Center Police Department phone number is (763) 569-3333.

Brooklyn Center Police Department News

Do you recognize this man? We are trying to ID him regarding a fraudulently used credit card. Also involved was a grey Chevy truck - we included a photo of the truck that he left in. Please contact Officer Josh Whittenburg with any information at 763-503-3223 (case# 18-004756).

Hey Brooklyn Center! Please don't forget that the new ordinance rules state that no one can park on Brooklyn Center City Streets after a snowfall of 2.5 inches or more until the street has been plowed curb to curb. If your vehicle is caught on the street during a snow event like this, you could get a citation and your vehicle would be towed.The ordinance changes went into affect on Sunday, November 4, 2018.

**UPDATE: Missing Child Found** MISSING CHILD Anyone that may have information related to the possible whereabouts of 3-year-old Try'Reshia Chamberlain is requested to contact the Brooklyn Park, MN - Police Department at 763-493-8222.

Arrrroooooooffff! Do you know who I am or who my family is? I'm brown in color and I have a black collar. A really nice CSO named Reynolds picked me up while I was checking out the 6100 block of Emerson at around 11 AM. He thinks I'm really friendly (he has good treats) and is bringing me to Pets Under Police Security (PUPS) where they'll take great care of me until my family calls. If your dog is in this picture (or you know who the owner is), please call PUPS at 763-494-5999. Monday - Friday: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Saturday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sunday: Closed Please note: we are not able to post pictures of all animals we bring to PUPS on our Facebook page. If your pet is missing, please contact PUPS and local animal rescues/shelters.

Hey Brooklyn Center! That four letter word for white fluffy stuff is back. Are you mentally prepared for it? No? Ugh...I hear ya. Drive safe and be safe by being alert, cautious and turning your headlights on to name a few. ALSO, please vote: it's your right. ✔️

UPDATE: Boots has been reclaimed by his owner. :) RrrrrrUFF! Do you know me and know who my owners are? I was found at 57th and Knox. I'm super-sweet and miss my family...it was a fun run, but I'm ready to go home now. I'm not happy whatsoever to be in a kennel. These nice police people are going to be bringing me to Pets Under Police Security (PUPS) at 11 this morning where they'll take great care of me until my parent(s) call PUPS. If your dog is in this picture (or you know who the owner is), please call PUPS at 763-494-5999. Monday - Friday: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Saturday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sunday: Closed Please note: we are not able to post pictures of all animals we bring to PUPS on our Facebook page. If your pet is missing, please contact PUPS and local animal rescues/shelters.

**TODAY** Dupont Avenue Between 65th Avenue and 69th Avenue – ROAD CLOSURE - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018 Dupont Avenue between 65th Avenue and 69th Avenue will be closed from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Friday November 2, 2018, for paving operations. Road closure may be lifted earlier depending upon weather and work progress. Attached is a map of the road closure area and detour map. For any questions or concerns regarding this matter please contact 763-569-3340 or publicworks@ci.brooklyn-center.mn.us. Thank you. Brooklyn Center Public Works/Engineering

Hi Brooklyn Center - We hope that everyone has a fang-tastic night!

Hey Brooklyn Center! Please don't forget that the new ordinance rules state that no one can park on Brooklyn Center City Streets after a snowfall of 2.5 inches or more until the street has been plowed curb to curb. If your vehicle is caught on the street during a snow event like this, you could get a citation and your vehicle would be towed.The ordinance changes went into affect on Sunday, November 4, 2018.

Brooklyn Boulevard (CR 152) Between 50th Avenue and Highway 100 – ROAD CLOSURE – BEGINNING 7:00 P.M. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018 – MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2018 Brooklyn Boulevard (CR 152) between 50th Avenue and Highway 100 will be closed to traffic beginning about 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018, and is anticipated to last until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018. The purpose of this closure is to complete utility replacements as part of a Brooklyn Boulevard Reconstruction Project. The City of Brooklyn Center is leading this work, in coordination with Hennepin County. Attached is a map of the road closure areas and detour routes. All traffic should follow posted detours which will utilize Highway 100, 57th Avenue/Bass Lake Road (CR 10), Humboldt Avenue, 44th Avenue, Osseo Road and Brooklyn Boulevard (CR 152). Road construction projects can present challenges for residents, businesses and visitors in and around the project limits. Traffic controls are put in place for the safety of commuters and workers. Please use caution when travelling near the project work area, stay alert for signs and follow the posted detour route. For any questions or concerns regarding this matter please contact the Brooklyn Center Engineering Division at 763-569-3340 or publicworks@ci.brooklyn-center.mn.us. Thank you. Brooklyn Center Public Works/Engineering

NEWS RELEASE BROOKLYN CENTER POLICE DEPARTMENT October 24, 2018 HEADLINE: Brooklyn Center Police Seeking Public Help in Robbery Investigation On October 22, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., City of Brooklyn Center Police Officers responded to the 1200 block of 54th Ave N for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers found an adult female with a non-life threatening head injury. The female was transported to a local hospital. During the investigation officers learned that the victim was walking home in the area of 54th Ave N and Humboldt Ave N when she was approached by a lone black male suspect. The suspect approached the victim and attempted to take her purse. During the struggle for the purse the suspect fired a gunshot at the victim and then left the scene in a black vehicle, unknown make and model. The victim’s purse is described as brown or yellow with a single strap. The victim then walked home and called 911. No arrests have been made and the identity of the suspect is unknown. Brooklyn Center Officers were assisted by Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Crime Lab and Brooklyn Park Police. The suspect is described as a black male 20-30 years old, skinny build, 5’10’’ and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. The Brooklyn Center Police Department is offering a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for this Robbery. If you have any information concerning this case, please contact Detective John Ratajczyk at 763-503-3243 or jratajczyk@ci.brooklyn-center.mn.us. You may also contact the Brooklyn Center Police Department anonymously through Hennepin County Dispatch at (952) 258-5321 to report any information. Money for reward provided is by the Brooklyn Center Crime Prevention Board. CCX News Story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o53_-fM4zU

We have been made aware of information circulating around social media regarding a child abduction at Evergreen Park. The Brooklyn Center Police Department did take a report of a suspicious person at Evergreen Park last night at 7 p.m. our officers did not locate anything suspicious at the park or in the area. At this time we have not received any reports of a kidnapping or missing children from the area. We also do not feel there are any public safety concerns related to this incident. As always if you encounter suspicious activity at a park, your home or anywhere else in the city please call 911 and our officers will follow up.

Hi Brooklyn Center - Please cast your vote to help our city win! Voting ends on October 19 and the winner will be announced on October 26.

51st Avenue Between Brooklyn Boulevard and Xerxes Avenue – ROAD CLOSURE – BEGINNING TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018 51st Avenue between Brooklyn Boulevard (CR 152) and Xerxes Avenue will be closed to traffic beginning on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. This segment of roadway is anticipated to reopen in late November 2018. The purpose of this closure is to complete utility and roadway construction as part of a Brooklyn Boulevard Reconstruction Project. Attached is a map of the road closure area and detour. All traffic should follow the posted detour which will utilize Brooklyn Boulevard, 49th Avenue and Washburn Avenue. Road construction projects can present challenges for residents, businesses and visitors in and around the project limits. Traffic controls are put in place for the safety of commuters and workers. Please use caution when travelling though the project work areas, stay alert for signs and follow the posted detour route. For any questions or concerns regarding this matter please contact 763-569-3340 or publicworks@ci.brooklyn-center.mn.us. Thank you. Brooklyn Center Public Works/Engineering

PLEASE resist the urge to leave your vehicle running unattended with the keys in the ignition. Why? Well, because a running, unattended vehicle with the keys in the ignition is very easy to steal.

PLEASE resist the urge to leave your car running with the keys inside this winter. Why? Because it’s very easy to steal a car that’s unlocked and running with the keys inside. https://www.facebook.com/BrooklynCenterPolice/videos/1116371768519143/

The Brooklyn Center Police Department currently has a job opening for a Records Technician. Please help us spread the word if you know of anyone that might be interested! Please visit our website for more information and to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/brooklyncenter. This Records Technician job posting closes on 10/24/18 at 11:59 PM.

Hello Brooklyn Center, We'd like to take a moment to remind you to: • Be sure to lock your vehicle and close windows • Remove any items from plain view, including sunglasses, change etc. • Remove garage door openers There have been 11 thefts from motor vehicles since September 29, 2018, between the hours of 10:30 pm and 7:30 am; all but one vehicle has been left unlocked. The thefts are occurring from I-94 to the north, 63rd Avenue N to the south, Unity Avenue N to the west, and Brooklyn Boulevard to the east. Please call 911 if anything that doesn’t look right or feel right. We would appreciate it if you would share this information with your neighbors. Thank you!

Azelia Avenue N – ROAD CLOSURE – Thursday, October 11, 2018 7AM - 7PM Azelia Avenue N will be closed for railroad track repair by Canadian Pacific Railway. Attached is a map of the road closure areas and detour routes. For any questions or concerns regarding this matter please contact Andrew Hogg at 763-569-3327. Thank you. Brooklyn Center Public Works/Engineering Division

Did you give in to the Beanie Baby craze and still have some stashed away? Please consider donating them to Sharing and Caring Hands​. Beanie baby donations can be dropped off in-person/mailed to Mary Jo Copeland at Sharing and Caring Hands 525 North 7th Street (Mpls 55405). Donation drop-off days/times are Mondays through Thursdays 8:00am-4:00pm and Saturdays and Sundays 8:00am-12noon. We are not open Fridays! The organization helps many people in need. 😊 Have you seen the police call box in our Brooklyn Center Police Department lobby (photo in comments)? We also collect and give small, clean stuffed animals and books that are either new or still in good condition to children that end up visiting our building. Like Mary Jo Copeland, we want to brighten a child's day and would like them to have positive memory of the day they visited our building.💙

Did you give in to the Beanie Baby craze and still have some stashed away? Please consider donating them to Sharing and Caring Hands (see post below for location, drop off days and times). The organization helps many people in need. 😊 Have you seen the police call box in our Brooklyn Center Police Department lobby (photo in comments)? We also collect and give small, clean stuffed animals and books that are either new or still in good condition to children that end up visiting our building. Like Mary Jo Copeland, we want to brighten a child's day and would like them to have positive memory of the day they visited our building.💙

Tomorrow October 3, 2018 at 1:18 p.m., the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will send a Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) test through every cell tower in the nation. If your cell phone is switched on, your phone will sound loudly and vibrate, and you’ll receive a one-time message that says, “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.” For more information click on this link: https://dps.mn.gov/blog/Pages/20181001-blog-national-eas-wea-test.aspx Brooklyn Center Fire Department Brooklyn Center Recreation Brooklyn Center Liquor Earle Brown Heritage Center

GREAT NEWS!!! UPDATE 10/2/18: Mocha was located in the area of Northport Park safe and uninjured. She's also been returned to her owner. HAVE YOU SEEN ME? **MISSING - PLEASE SHARE** PLEASE CALL 9-1-1 - ask for Brooklyn Center Case # BC18-004151 Last Seen: 10/1/18 at 11 AM Mocha 16 years old Possibly Injured Red and White Terrier Mix Wearing Red Sweater (Pictured) LAST KNOWN LOCATION IN THE AREA OF Walmart in Brooklyn Center, MN

UPDATE: Cowboy yippie ki-yayed back to the Ranch! He's home! Remember to Chip your pets! ER-MA-GERD! I went for the best run today! Oh! I forgot to bring my owner along! I got a ride from Janet and June in Brooklyn Center where I am taking a short nap in the back of a black and white car. Hey! I remembered my name! I am Cowboy! Waitin' for my owners......wish they would hurry up and call! I hope my owner calls 911 to bring me home before I have to go to PUPS in Maple Grove Phone: 763-424-5257.

If someone asked you to ship fine china you'd likely take extra precautions to make sure it wouldn't break in transit, right? Are children required to use a car seat, booster seat or seat belt? YES! Unfortunately, there are people on the roads that are not aware or know the various steps of restraints based on size and age. Please help us spread the word in an effort to educate drivers and keep our precious cargo safe! Want a safety check? https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/ots/child-passenger-safety/Pages/car-seat-checks.aspx