The Patrol Newsletter

Quarterly Newsletter
Every quarter Chief Risvold and the Wayzata Police Department puts out The Patrol Newsletter. New issues can be found online, at City Hall or in your monthly utility bill. Included on the back of that newsletter is quarterly statistics on crime in Wayzata. The statistics are split out into categories, below are descriptions of what is included in each of the categories.

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Part I Crimes

Violent Crimes:
  • Criminal homicide
  • Forcible rape
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated assault
Property Crimes:
  • Burglary - breaking or entering
  • Larceny - theft (except motor vehicle theft)
  • Motor vehicle theft
  • Arson

Part II Crimes:

  • Curfew and loitering (persons under age 18)
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Driving under the influence
  • Drunkenness
  • Embezzlement
  • Forgery and counterfeiting
  • Fraud
  • Gambling
  • Liquor laws
  • Offenses against family and children
  • Other assaults (simple)
  • Other violations of state and/or local laws
  • Prostitution and commercialized vice
  • Sex offenses (except forcible rape, prostitution and commercialized vice)
  • Stolen property (buying, receiving and possessing)
  • Suspicion
  • Vagrancy
  • Vandalism
  • Runaways (persons under age 18)
  • Weapons (carrying, possessing, etc.)

Traffic & Parking

  • Citations
  • Written and verbal warnings
  • Failure to obey posted signs or signals
  • Speeding
  • Illegal, unsafe or improper lane usage and turning
  • Failure to yield
  • Tabs and registration violations
  • Parking violations
  • Driver's license violations
  • Tinted windows

Medical & Other

  • Medical assistance
  • Missing person
  • Missing animal
  • Missing or lost property
  • Abandoned vehicle
  • Fires
  • Alarms
  • Disturbances
  • Noise violations
  • Firearm permits
  • Solicitation
  • Animal violation
  • Licensing
  • 911 hang-ups
  • Assisting other department