The 2017 Night to Unite event is scheduled for Tuesday August 1st in Wayzata. The event is an annual tradition hosted in neighborhoods within the City and coordinated by the Wayzata Crime Prevention Coalition.

Luncheon features Chief Risvold, Lt. Murphy.

The festivities kick off with an 11:30 am Wayzata Chamber luncheon at the Wayzata Country Club with keynote speaker Wayzata Police Department Chief Mike Risvold. The lunch will also feature Lt. Mike Murphy. Each year, Chief Risvold highlights some of the most interesting and bizarre cases that occur.

Members of the Wayzata Crime Prevention Coalition also present the Jim Fish Award highlighting community service.

Wayzata Police Chief Mike Risvold.
Wayzata Police Chief Mike Risvold. Image copyright Dan Gustafson / All rights reserved.

McGruff the Crime Dog visits

The highlight of the event is the neighborhood gatherings (5:30 – 8:30 pm) in which neighbors come together and have a great time. Many neighborhoods have potlucks, barbecue hamburgers and hot dogs, and more.

City Officials including the Mayor and City Council, Wayzata Police and Fire Departments, and City Staff also make the rounds to visit the parties via fire truck and squad car. McGruff the crime dog also tags along and meets with kids!

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Night to Unite 2016.


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