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About the Police Department

The Hopkins Police Department consists of 30 licensed, full-time Peace Officers, and 14 dedicated support staff who are committed to working with residents and the business community to improve the quality of life in the community.

Hopkins Police Station Facility

Duties & Responsibilities

The Police Department is responsible for patrol, investigations, outreach and crime prevention in Hopkins. The department provides one investigator to the SW Hennepin Drug Task Force, a multi-jurisdictional unit that conducts investigations of illegal drug activity, and takes part in the Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) team, a five-city consortium that trains and responds to high-risk events. It is also part of the Joint Community Police Partnership. Read through the most recent Police Department Annual Report.


Find out about recent awards received by the Hopkins Police Department and its members.