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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Letter to the Community from Hopkins Police Chief Brent Johnson

To the Hopkins Community,

The death of George Floyd has renewed a question for many of us – “Who polices our community?” Here in Hopkins, our police department is a part of the community. For decades, we have focused on unders...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 30, 2020

Statement from Mayor Gadd and HPD Chief Johnson About Safety in Hopkins

To the residents and community of Hopkins. As we watch the events unfold in the neighboring communities, we understand the fear, anxiety and concerns that each of you may have with these uncertain times. We acknowledge the need to feel safe in our homes a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Statement from the City of Hopkins Regarding the Death of George Floyd

The Hopkins City Council and our staff, including our colleagues at the Hopkins Police Department, extend our condolences and deepest sympathy to the family, friends and loved ones of George Floyd. Mr. Floyd was a resident of St. Louis Park, our neighbori...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Hopkins Monitors, Prepares for COVID-19

On March 16, Mayor Jason Gadd issued a local emergency declaration. This declaration invokes the City’s emergency operations/management plans and pandemic response plans related to the coronavirus outbreak. Fire Chief Dale Specken and City Manag...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Opening of Burnes Park Splash Pad Delayed

Due to safety concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hopkins splash pad at Burnes Park will not open on Memorial Day weekend.  

Although the CDC has released considerations for the safety of those who operate, manage and use water playgroun...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Keeping Hopkins’ Parks Open and Safe

The City of Hopkins Emergency Management, Police and Public Works are working cooperatively to monitor park use. 

It is the City’s goal to maintain access to our parks, trails and park amenities while ensuring the health and safety of Ho...

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