Woman Struck by Gunfire Dies at Hospital

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May 26, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) Shortly after 6:00 pm Thursday evening, Minneapolis Police Officers responded to a reported shooting in the area of 21st Avenue North and Penn Avenue North. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female sitting in a vehicle who had suffered a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to North Memorial Medical Center […]

Alert Resident and Quick Police Response Nets Arrest of Wanted Burglary/Criminal Sexual Conduct Suspect

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May 25, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 9:45 am Wednesday morning, a resident observed Jarid Troy Alan Jovanovich in Northeast Minneapolis and contacted 911. This resident remembered seeing Jovanovich on the local news as being a wanted fugitive. Multiple officers from the Minneapolis Police Department, MTC Police, Minneapolis Park Police, and the University of Minnesota Police Department […]

Suspect Fleeing From Police Crashes and Dies

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May 18, 2016 (Minneapolis) On Wednesday morning at 2:09 am., two Minneapolis Police officers were travelling northbound on Penn Avenue North at approximately 36th Avenue North when they observed a southbound vehicle swerving. Officers took evasive measures to avoid being struck head-on by this vehicle. Officers turned around and pulled the suspect vehicle over at […]

Community Engagement Comes in Many Ways!

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Community engagement is something that is a strong focus of the Minneapolis Police Department. Not all community engagement comes in the form of speaking in front of large groups as community gatherings. In fact, some of the most fun are the situations where our officers can interact with smaller groups of people, and at times, […]