Issue# 661: June 29,2016
A Message from Chief Knight
Riverview Terrace Soccer Program

Riverview Terrace started the summer soccer season on Wednesday, June 22nd for youth from age 5 to 18 years-of-age. They play on Wednesday afternoons from 1 PM to 3 PM at the soccer field on the west side of Riverview Terrace. It is FREE of charge.

CPD has partnered with Riverview Terrace Management and Brian Martinez, along with a couple parents, who are helping coach.

The program meets weekly through August 17th.  Come join the fun!

CPD Partnership with Love INC and A Better Society

On Saturday, June 25th, CPD partnered with Love INC and A Better Society for a bike give-away for those in need. Recipients also received a bike helmet and bike lock.

This event was hosted by Church on the Hill, of Chaska.

Officer Janke was on hand to fit helmets correctly for youth and adults. All bikes were registered in CPD’s bike registration program.

Take A Bite Out Of Crime

McGruff the Crime Dog was invited to participate in his first ever Mascot Race by the Southwest Chamber of Commerce’s Say Hey 5k Run, in downtown Chaska, on Saturday June 25th.

It was a hot, sticky day, but McGruff made it and even posed for a few photographs with some other Mascot peers.

Watch for McGruff on Tuesday, August 2nd, at Night to Unite parties around Chaska.

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

Chief Scott Knight has been a member of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids for a number of years.  It is a quality organization that is absolutely devoted to the health and welfare of our nations children.  Fight Crime has recently developed a Law Enforcement Training Division.  Chief Knight has accepted the invitation to serve, on the Board of Advisors, for this new division and expansion of Fight Crime's efforts.


 Chaska’s Night to Unite
Tuesday, August 2nd

On Tuesday, August 2nd, neighborhoods throughout Chaska are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for Chaska’s Night to Unite. A night of crime and drug prevention event. Night to Unite, is sponsored by the MN Crime Prevention Association and co-sponsored locally by Chaska Police Department.
Chaska’s Night to Unite is designed to (1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and (3) Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
From 5 to 10 p.m. on August 2nd, residents in neighborhoods throughout Chaska and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and police. Many neighborhoods throughout Chaska will be hosting a variety of special events such as block parties, cookouts, parades, and visits from police, flashlight walks, contests, youth activities and anticrime rallies.
There will visits to the neighborhood parties from the Chaska Police Department, Chaska Fire Department, and McGruff Crime Dog, Target and CenterPoint Energy and Ridgeview ambulance. Chief Knight will also be making visits to area parties.
Contact: Officer Janke, Chaska Police Department 952-448-4200 or e-mail: if you have questions. Please sign up your party at this link: 
***Special this year*** If you live in the Jonathan Association they will pay up to $150 towards supplies to host a Night to Unite party in your neighborhood. Please contact them at 952-448-4700 for more information.

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