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The Prior Lake Police Department

POLICE: (952) 440-3555; FAX: (952) 440-3666

POLICE PHONE 24/7: (952) 445-1411



LOCATION: Police is located at 4649 Dakota St. SE in downtown Prior Lake.

GUN PERMIT APPLICATION FORMS: Documentation must be submitted to your issuing authority: Prior Lake residents applying for a permit to purchase a handgun must submit an application with the Prior Lake Police Department. Citizens applying for a permit to carry a handgun must submit an application to the Scott County Sheriff's Office. Many other restrictions apply.

CITY SIREN MAP: Locations of all the city's emergency siren towers.


Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The men and women of the Prior Lake Police Department are dedicated to providing the highest level of police service to its community. Its work has a vital impact on the quality of life in the community, and the department strives to achieve a balance between enforcement and the needs of the community. It is committed to the values of integrity, impartiality and professionalism in the performance of its duties.

The department's goal is to keep Prior Lake a safe and great place to live and visit. The police department provides the emergency services that protect the community. In addition to its day-to-day responsibilities, the police participate in drug prevention and safety training with area youth in the following programs: Neighborhood Watch, Operation Identification, Night To Unite, the Safe & Sober program and Emergency Preparedness.
The Police Department is committed to providing safety on parks and trails. Through a special purchase program, the city purchased a clearly-marked Harley Davidson police bike for monitoring trails and providing traffic enforcement within Prior Lake.

Background Checks
It is important to feel secure about the people with whom you enter into relationships. The news media all too frequently provide examples of individuals who take advantage of relationships which are based on trust. In situations where individuals are potentially being offered positions of trust, especially with vulnerable individuals. Use the Prior Lake Background Check Guide as an important tool in making an informed decision.

Bill O'Rourke, Police Chief
Randy Hofstad, Lieutenant
Cindy Kline
Records Supervisor
Maureen O’Hehir
School Resource
Brad Cragoe
Josh Rozga
Cheryl Ostlie
Records Clerk
Cody Kueker
Community Service Officer (CSO)
Tom Kahlert
Diana Schuetz
Records Clerk
John Stanger
Greg Zollner
  Conrad Adelmann
Adam Boser
Rick Denmark
Rob Freiberg
Duane Goldammer
Craig Johnson
Scott Johnson
Chad Mager
Jon McHaney
Matt Nardo
Daniel Olson
Rory Richards
Chris Schaefer
Bryce Schuenke
Darcy White


Minnesota Department of Corrections

Non-compliant Predatory Offender Website

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Jacob Wetterling Foundation Website

Crime Stoppers MN (forwards tips to appropriate agency) 1-800-222-TIPS


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4649 Dakota St.   -   Prior Lake, MN 55372-1714
Phone: (952) 440-3555   -   Fax: (952) 440-3666
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
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