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Notice of Community Meeting
Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 244.052, the Columbia Heights Police Department is releasing information regarding Level 3 Predatory Offender Charles Henry Brown. Mr. Brown will be moving to Columbia Heights on 03/13/2015. The Columbia Heights Police Department will hold a community notification meeting at 6:00pm on March 12, 2015 at Immaculate Conception Church, 4030 Jackson Street NE in Columbia Heights.

More information.

CHPD Study of Community Oriented Policing Effectiveness
In the summer of 2014, the CHPD conducted a comprehensive community survey to gather citizen feedback and perceptions about Community Oriented Policing (COP) efforts in Columbia Heights, and to use this information as one of our performance measures in assessing our agency’s effectiveness.

Summary Data from a Study of Community Oriented Policing Effectiveness.
Paper copies are available at the Columbia Heights City Hall, the Library, and in the lobby of the Public Safety Building.

2015 CHPD Strategic Plan
In December 2014, eighteen members of the CHPD staff to include civilians, officers and supervisors met to review the 2014 Police Department Strategic Plan, and develop the new Strategic Plan for 2015.

For more information, and a link to the Strategic Plan document, please click here.

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The Columbia Heights Police Department is committed to active partnerships with the community in order to protect life and property, innovatively solve problems, and enhance the safety and quality of life in the communities we serve.

Core Values
  • Committed - As a group, we are committed to the honest and fair treatment of all our community members, while recognizing that each citizen has different needs and values.
  • Helpful - Employees of the CHPD will strive to meet the needs of our community and the people that we have contact with. We are mindful that we draw our authority from the public, and it is our mandate to assist others whenever possible.
  • Professional - The employees of the CHPD will hold themselves to the highest professional standards, utilizing the best practices in law enforcement to carry out our duties professionally and with integrity.
  • Dedicated - The CHPD is dedicated to excellence in its delivery of law enforcement services. We will seek opportunities to serve in a manner that exceeds expectations and adheres to the ideals of the United States Constitution and our professional Oath of Honor.


Scott Nadeau

Chief of Police

825 41st Ave. NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421

Ph: (763) 706-8100
Fx: (763) 706-8126

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:45 pm
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