Craig Enevoldsen, Police Chief
Craig is the chief of police for the City of Brooklyn Park and started his career with the Brooklyn Park Police Department in 1991. He has served in a number of capacities including school resource officer, detective, crisis negotiator, patrol sergeant and later as the captain of uniformed patrol.
As the patrol captain, he oversaw all of the day-to-day operations of uniformed patrol and oversaw several departmental projects. He was promoted to deputy chief in 2010 and helped develop and implement geographic, sector-based policing. Craig was appointed as police chief in December of 2014. He is a 2005 graduate of Northwestern University Police Staff and Command School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Virginia Senior Executive Institute.
Our department consists of 108 licensed, full-time police officers and 52 full and part-time non-sworn staff. All members of the police department incorporate “service, justice and courage” in all work performed.
We follow these three principles in our daily work:
- We use accurate and timely data to fight crime
- We work together to prevent and reduce crime
- We work together with the community and our partners to implement long-term strategies to reduce crime and increase livability in our city
Annual number of calls
The Brooklyn Park Police Department provides service to a population of over 80,000 residents. Over the last five years, the Police Department has averaged approximately 61,000 calls for service.
For non-emergencies, you can call the main Police Department line at 763-493-8222. In an emergency, always dial 911.