The Wayzata Crime Prevention Coalition held it's annual Block Captain training session in the Anchor Bank community room on Monday, April 19th, 2011.  Residents and block captains from all areas of Wayzata and Long Lake gathered to learn more about the Wayzata Police and Fire departments, as well as to discuss better ways to communicate with each other.

Wayzata Police Chief Mike Risvold, McGruff the Crime Dog, and Wayzata Crime Prevention Coalition President Gina Holman at the annual Block Captain training session. Photo Dan Gustafson.

Wayzata Crime Prevention Coalition President Gina Holman welcomed the group with a complimentary dinner provided by the Wayzata Bar & Grill.  Wayzata Fire Chief Kevin Klapprich gave a summary of the departments calls for 2010.

A full capacity crowd attended Block Captains training at Anchor Bank.  Photo Dan Gustafson.

Wayzata Police Chief Mike Risvold gave examples of crimes that had occurred in the area, as well as statistics on clearing cases that showed the effectiveness of the WPD. McGruff the Crime Dog also made a brief appearance, to the delight of the crowd.

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