Baxter Police Department

  • Agency: Baxter Police Department
  • Address: 13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter, 56425 MN
  • Chief: (Chief of Police)
Phone: (218) 454-5090
Fax: (218) 454-5092

Baxter Police Department is located at 13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter, 56425 MN. The Baxter Police Department phone number is (218) 454-5090.

Baxter Police Department News

Thank you so much to the Annies Childcare and Learning Center crew for making us feel special for National Law Enforcement Week! The kids did a great job on the car.

Yesterday, a ring was located in the women's bathroom at the Loren Thompson City Park in Baxter. This ring would be easy for the owner to identify. If you lost your ring, please call the Baxter Police Department to claim it. Be ready to describe the ring!! Please share this post so we can get the ring back to the rightful owner. Thanks - Sgt. Matt Maier

Hello everyone. We hope that you are taking advantage of this awesome weather! Please take a look at the following public service announcement regarding the closure of Knollwood Drive between Hwy 210 and Foley Road starting May 21. Please share and help us get this information out to everyone!! Thanks - Sgt Matt Maier

#hwy210tzd If you haven't noticed yet, there has been extra patrol on State Hwy 210 from the Aitkin County / Crow Wing County line all the way to Motley. Over the next year, Law Enforcement Officers from the Baxter Police Department, MN State Patrol, Brainerd Police Department, Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office, Crosby Police Department, Deerwood Police Department, Pillager Police Department, Cass County Sheriff's Office, and the MN DNR will be enforcing traffic violations such as speeding, distracted driving, seatbelt violations, and impaired driving offenses (too many more to list.) Our mission is clear and that is to reduce the amount of crashes we are seeing on Hwy 210. Please do your part and slow down and obey the laws. Also, please share this post with family members, neighbors, and anyone else that travels Hwy 210!!! With everyone's help, we can make Hwy 210 a safer road to travel! Also a special thanks to Towards Zero Deaths, Brainerd Fire Department, Deerwood Fire Department, North Memorial Ambulance / Air Care, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Minnesota Department of Transportation, and Hubbard Radio for being our partners in traffic safety. - Sgt. Matt Maier

Seems we should share this again today. Can’t wait for spring 🙂. -Sgt. Dave Timm

The county plows won’t be out until tomorrow morning. The roads are not good by any means, our advice is to stay in and stay warm. We are really hoping spring comes soon! -Sgt. Dave Timm

Crow Wing County area law enforcement and first responders are exctied to have a new tool to connect with our community. The Vitals App is a service that delivers information to first responder's smartphones during times of crisis or emergencies. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Sgt. Dave Timm, you local agency or case worker. Please hit that SHARE button to get the word out about this new service. This could help you or a loved one you know. Thanks! -Sgt. Dave Timm Brainerd Police Department Cuyuna Police Department Pequot Lakes Police Department Crosby Police Department Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office #safertogether #allin #vitalsawareservices

Our Chief Jim Exsted talks about a new community resource, The Vitals App with Lakeland PBS. We are excited to utilize this new tool and technology to help our officers and first responders interact with our community. If you have any questions about the service please contact us or check out The Vitals App facebook page or website for more information. -Sgt. Dave Timm

***UPDATE*** 7:30pm - Hwy 210 is now back open State Patrol and the Cass County Sheriffs Office are on the scene of a crash at the intersection of State Hwy 210 and Cass County Road 36 (just west of Baxter). The entire road in both directions is currently blocked. Please share and advise people you know who are traveling that direction so they can plan for alternate travels. Thanks - Sgt Matt Maier

Good Afternoon, we have attached some information regarding a new program called Vitals Aware Services. There are two sessions scheduled for March 28, 2018 (see attached flyer.) Please share with all individuals with specialized needs, families, caregivers, community professionals including counties, schools, assisted living providers, adult foster care providers, medical providers and all individuals interested in learning more. Thanks - Sgt. Matt Maier

The City of Baxter has launched their official Facebook page! The city will post updates on city events, news, services and information that will be helpful for citizens and guests. Please like and follow their page to get connected. Thanks! -Sgt. Dave Timm

Congratulations to the Brainerd Warriors Adaptive Floor Hockey Team, 2018 State Champions! We along with our friends from the Brainerd Police Department, Brainerd Fire Department, Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office and North Ambulance Brainerd will be giving them a loud and bright welcome home. Come cheer us on tonight just before 8pm on Business Hwy 371 to the High School. Thanks for sharing and joining us tonight, give the team a wave! Photo from Brainerd Dispatch.

Congratulations to the Warrior Adapted Floor Hockey Team for defending their title! TWO TIME STATE CHAMPIONS!!!!! Off. Visser

Congratulations and best of luck the Brainerd Warrior Adapted Floor Hockey Team as they defend their State Championship this weekend!!

The Baxter Police Department will be teaming up with other Brainerd Lakes Law Enforcement agencies on St. Patrick's day (this weekend) with increased DWI patrol's. Please take the next few days to plan ahead and arrange for a designated driver. We would hate to be your designated driver!! Don't count on a four leaf clover to get you out of a DWI!! - Thanks for helping keep our roads safe! - Sgt. Matt Maier

The Minnesota department of Human Services (Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services) just released a great traffic card for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This traffic card will be a very effective and positive way for deaf or hard of hearing persons and Law Enforcement to communicate during a traffic stop! If you want a copy of this traffic card, send an email to: with your mailing address, or call 651-431-5940 voice, or 651-964-1514 video phone. An online version is also available here: Please share this information!!! - Sgt. Matt Maier

Good Evening everyone. This evening the Baxter Police Department took a report of a minor personal injury crash at Aldi Foods in Baxter around 5pm. We are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the crash. Please call Sgt. Matt Maier (218-454-5090) with any information. Thanks for your help - Sgt. Matt Maier

2 Hour Delay for Brainerd Schools - Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Please help us get the word out by sharing our video. The snow is here and that means the traveling conditions are less than optimal. Turn those headlights on, slow down, set the phone down and increase your following distance. Thanks for sharing our video!!! -Sgt. Dave Timm #baxterpolice #slowwhenitsnows

**Brainerd Schools ARE CLOSED- Monday March 5th** Just got the word due to the anticipated snow the schools will be CLOSED Monday morning. Please plan accordingly, check the weather in the morning and drive safe! -Sgt. Dave Timm

******WEATHER UPDATE****** The BLA is now in a Winter Storm WARNING from 3am Monday to 9am Tuesday morning. Drive safe everyone!!! The Brainerd Lakes Area is in a Winter Storm Watch starting Monday at 6am through Tuesday 6am. We are expecting a mix of weather from rain to freezing rain to snow. How much snow are we suppose to get. No one really knows LOL, but the potential of 6 plus inches is possible even more in some areas. Please give yourself extra drive time. Slow down give yourself and others plenty of room and PLEASE, TURN ON THOSE HEADLIGHTS!!! Officer Visser

Please take a minute and look at this public service announcement regarding the 2018 Excelsior Road and Edgewood Drive Improvement project that will begin on February 26. Please share this post so everyone is aware!. Thanks - Sgt. Matt Maier