Police Department

Squad Car SunsetWelcome to the home of the Big Lake Police Department. The 17 members of the Big Lake Police Department are proud to provide a full range of professional and modern police services to the over 12,000 residents of the City of Big Lake as well as our visitors.


The men and women of the Big Lake Police Department serve proudly this very unique and picturesque community located on U.S. Highway 10 between the metro areas of Minneapolis/St. Paul and St. Cloud. The City of Big Lake is currently comprised of an area 4 miles wide by 3 miles long encompassing four lakes including the recreational lakes of Big Lake and Lake Mitchell. Also located within the City of Big Lake are the Northstar Metro Commuter Line providing direct and rapid access to Minneapolis/St. Paul. Other outdoor recreational amenities of our community include; over 20 miles of bike and ATV trails, and 19 City Parks.

The Big Lake Police Department recognizes that no one agency succeeds completely on its own; we are committed to building partnerships within the community and the region. Our department works hand in hand with various regional agencies, community groups, law enforcement agencies, and most importantly its citizens with the goal of providing exceptional law enforcement services to the citizens we serve.

Big Lake Police Department Mission Statement

The members of the Big Lake Police Department display Pride in the community we are entrusted to protect, provide Service with compassion and dignity, and exhibit highest level of Integrity in all aspects of our lives.

View our BLPD Videos

We take tremendous pride in showcasing the videos we produce internally, providing a transparent view of the service we provide to our residents.

Request for Police Patches

Due to expense and security concerns, we are unable to honor requests for uniform patches or other department insignia by memorabilia collectors. We will be unable to return unsolicited patches sent to us.

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