Police Patch
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The Plymouth Police Department, established in 1958, enforces federal and state laws, as well as city ordinances, including those related to animals, noise, nuisances and alarm systems. In addition to coordinating a variety of crime prevention programs for residents, businesses and schools, Plymouth Police respond to traffic crashes, medical situations and other emergency service calls.

The mission of the Plymouth Police Department is to provide superior protection and service by reducing crime and enhancing the quality of life expected by our community. The Plymouth Police accomplish this through innovative strategies and collaboration, along with a commitment to these core values:

  • Integrity
  • Accountability 
  • Professionalism 
  • Respect 
  • Excellence

Police Chief
Five police chiefs have led the organization:

Claude Lien – 1959 to 1969
Calvin Hawkinson – 1969 to 1979
Richard Carlquist – 1979 to 1991
Craig Gerdes – 1992 to 2004
Michael S. Goldstein – 2004 to present

iWATCH LogoWe invite you to learn about the iWATCH program. See what you can do to help keep the community safe. iWATCH, iREPORT, i KEEP US SAFE. If I see something, I say something.

Please Note: Due to the large number of requests, we are unable to supply police patches to individual collectors.

Plymouth Police Department
Public Safety Building | 3400 Plymouth Blvd. | Plymouth, MN 55447-1482
P 763-509-5160 | F 763-509-5167 | police@plymouthmn.gov 
Emergency: 911 | 24-hour Non-emergency: 952-258-5321

Office Hours:
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday

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