St. Louis Park Police

'Basketball In The Park' Brings Police Together With Low-Income CommunityThroughout the summer, St. Louis Park Police officers put on "Basketball in the Park' for kids. The decade old program gives children and teens the opportunity to shoot hoops with police officers.
Simple Changes To The Home May Mean Burglars Will Stay AwayHome break-ins can leave families feeling vulnerable and police feeling frustrated by how difficult they are to solve. On average, more than 60 houses are broken into across Minnesota every day. Yet, only 15 percent of those cases end with an arrest.
Report Details Moments Surrounding St. Louis Park Student’s DrowningA new report is giving insight into the moments before a student drowned during gym class in St. Louis Park. In February, Abdullahi Charif, 12, was found in 9 feet of water in the school swimming pool. He later died at the hospital.
French Teacher Convicted Abroad Of Sexually Assaulting 2 Minn. BoysA 32-year-old French national was convicted in a French court for sexually assaulting two Minnesota boys during a field trip at a language immersion camp in Bemidji, Minn. in 2010.
Family, Community Search For Answers In Boy's Pool DeathA St. Louis Park family is looking for answers after their son died in an accident at school -- the place they feel he should have been the safest. Authorities said Abdullahi Charif, 12, was found Thursday morning at the bottom of the pool after gym class at St. Louis Park Middle School. He died over the weekend and was laid to rest on Sunday. The family of the boy tells WCCO-TV they have mixed emotions as they attempt to sort out the tragedy that unfolded last week. From the deepest sadness to anger, the family is hoping to get more answers Monday as they meet with officials investigating what happened.
Boy Pulled From St. Louis Park Pool DiesA 12-year-old boy who was taken to a hospital after being pulled from a swimming pool at a St. Louis Park middle school has died. Jamie Zwilling, spokesman for the city of St. Louis Park, says class had just ended at about 9 a.m.
2 Children Die Following Pond Crash; 3 Others In Hospital Two children have died after being trapped in a car underwater anywhere from 25 to 45 minutes in a holding pond following a crash in St. Louis Park Thursday morning.
Man Pleads Guilty To Pulling AK-47 On Alleged Candy ThievesA father has pleaded guilty to aiming an assault rifle at group of children he thought had stolen Halloween candy from one of his children.
Dad Pulls AK-47 On Alleged Candy ThievesHalloween is supposed to be about trick-or-treaters dressed up in scary costumes. But according to police, 44-year-old Orrin Hager provided a pretty big scare of his own.
Police Officer Dies In St. Louis ParkA St. Louis Park police officer died while on duty on Wednesday, according to a spokesperson for the city.
2 Hospitalized After St. Louis Park StabbingAuthorities said the incident happened around 11:15 p.m. Thursday on the 2200 block of Nevada Avenue South.