Police Department

Police Patch​The Shakopee Police Department strives to provide services with integrity and professionalism, to protect citizens through enforcement of the law and to work in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life in the City of Shakopee. As a rapidly growing city that includes a diverse mix of residential, commercial and tourist areas, Shakopee has a variety of policing challenges.

The Police Department faces these challenges with a dedicated group of officers and support staff who consistently deliver outstanding police services. Chief of Police Jeff Tate is a strong advocate of effective partnerships with schools, civic organizations and commercial groups. The Department is proud of its community involvement and high level of service and is committed to continued efforts to keep Shakopee a safe place to live, work and play.

Responsibilities include:

  • Protection, safety and well-being of all citizens and visitors within in the City of Shakopee
  • Promotion of public safety through crime prevention and deterrence efforts
  • Enforcement of federal, state and city laws and ordinance