Police Department Mission
The Rogers Police Department, in partnership with our community, provides impartial, ethical, and professional law enforcement service.
We promise to maintain the trust and confidence of our citizens while working to improve their quality of life.
Rogers Officers were dispatched to a local business on a scam. Complainant reported he received a call from someone who stated they worked for Xcel Energy, informing business owner that he was behind on payments and requested the business owner to pay the bill immediately or the power would be shut off to the business. The business owner bought a reloadable credit card, giving fraudulent Xcel representative the credit card number for payment. The complainant called Xcel on Monday to check the status of his account, finding that Xcel did not call his business and he had been the victim of a scam.
Read more: Scam alert- Xcel Energy Scam
The Rogers Police recently took a report of a vacation rental scam. The "vacation home" for rent was found on an internet site. After contacting the alleged property owner, arrangements were made to send a security deposit to hold the rental. Ultimately there was no vacation home to rent and the victim was out the deposit.
Read more: Vacation Rental Scam
Booster seats are the law in Minnesota, yet crash data reveals many parents are not using the safety seats that help seat belts fit children correctly and safely, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety.
In Minnesota it is the law for children to ride in a booster seat upon outgrowing a forward-facing harnessed restraint. It is safest children ride in a booster until they are 4'9" tall, or at least age 8.A 2011 DPS observational survey of booster seats use revealed only 64 percent of parents/ caregivers place children in booster seats. The survey also showed that if the driver was not belted, then only 27 percent of the children were in a booster.
Read more: Parents Not Giving A Boost
You are entitled to a number of rights and services as a victim of a crime. The following rights and services are available for all victims.
Read more: Resources for Crime Victims
The Department of Homeland Security recently partnered with the Houston Police Department to create a video that clearly defines the options a person has when confronted when a citizen is confronted with an Active Shooter at their place of employment. The intent of this video was to share it with workplaces across America. The Rogers Police Department encourages businesses to share this video with all their employees-it may very well save their lives.
As the first school bell rings, Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials are urging motorists to be ready to stop for school buses and be watchful for children exiting school buses and crossing streets.
Last year in Minnesota, there were 615 bus crashes that resulted in one death (no children) and 214 injuries (of which 75 were student bus occupants). In the last five years, crashes involving school buses resulted in 21 traffic deaths of which four were school bus student occupants and three were children who were outside a bus and hit by other vehicles.
Read more: Buses, Pedestrians Serve as Back-to-School Safety Test for Motorists
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