Members of the MPD, First and foremost I hope my message finds you well. I want to take the time to share with you a decision I have made regarding the MPD and the upcoming Minneapolis PRIDE parade. After thoughtful deliberation and intentional conversations with community members, elected officials and MPD officers, I […]
May 22, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) Shortly before Midnight Monday evening Minneapolis Police Officers responded to the 3400 block of Newton Avenue North on a report of a ShotSpotter activation. En route to the scene, a 911 caller reported that there appeared to be an adult male lying in the alley. Numerous squads arrived in the area […]
“As Chief of Police I fully recognize that of all the areas our department will be judged most critically it will be our use of force, and rightfully so. Use of force that is not justified or reasonable is by far the single greatest act that can shatter trust between us and […]
CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS invites applications for the position of:Police Cadet SALARY: $20.73 – $20.73 Hourly $43,118.40 – $43,118.40 Annually JOB TYPE: Full-time DEPARTMENT: Police LOCATION: Special Operations Center (SOC), 4119 DuPont Avenue North, Minneapolis VACANCIES: 32 APPLICATION DATES: 05/20/18 – 07/01/18 11:59 PM POSTING TYPE: Open to the public POSITION DESCRIPTION: Attends and successfully completes […]
On Friday the Community Engagement Team, Bike Cops for Kids and the 3rd Precinct Beat officers handed out coffee and ice cream to residents at Cedar Fields. The park was packed with kids ready to play. Both the Officers and the kids had a blast together in the park!
Sgt. Brian Carlson, MPD leader and nationally recognized investigator retires. Lt. Jeff Rugel and Chief Rondo were all classmates in the cadet academy. Congratulations Brian!
On 05/17/2018 the Community Engagement Team with the assistance of the 3rd Precinct Beat hosted a Coffee with a Cop at the McDonald’s at 4121 Hiawatha. Officers assisted employees taking orders behind the counter and at the drive thru. Officers also served coffee to community members and answered concerns regarding issues in the […]
The joint Hennepin County and Minneapolis Police Department Law Enforcement Memorial Service was held Thursday at the Hennepin County Government Center Thursday afternoon. The ceremony paid tribute to fallen law enforcement officers in honor of National Police Week. The guest speaker was Wayzata Mayor Ken Wilcox in remembrance of fallen Officer William Mathews who […]
The 4th Precinct held their open house at the Special Operations Center Thursday afternoon. There were demonstrations and exhibits from: MPD SWAT Unit MPD Bomb Unit… MPD K-9 Unit MPD Mounted Patrol Minneapolis Fire Hennepin County Sheriffs Water Patrol Hennepin Healthcare Ambulance Minneapolis Dispatch Center Minneapolis Mobile Command Bike Cops for Kids gave away two […]
Tyler, the pint sized super hero “The Donut Boy”, came to visit the MPD yesterday. Tyler began a mission to thank every Police Officer in America in August 2016 after using his allowance to buy donuts for four deputies he saw in a convenience store. Because those deputies were so happy to be appreciated, […]