Minneapolis Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian

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October 19, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) A pedestrian who was involved in a personal injury  accident at University Avenue SE and Huron Boulevard yesterday died at the hospital at approximately 4:30 this morning. The adult male was attempting to cross University Avenue around 2:15 Wednesday afternoon when it appears that he struck the side of a semi-truck […]

Chief Arradondo Unanimously Confirmed by City Council

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Statement by Chief Medaria Arradondo Friday, August 18, 2017 Chief Arradondo— “Madam Chair, Council Members, Mayor: I’m humbled and I’m also honored on this day to be before all of you; community; the wonderful, talented, professional men and women—both sworn and civilian—that make the Minneapolis Police Department truly one of the greatest in the country. […]

Help MPD Identify Arson Suspect

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Minneapolis Police Arson Investigators are looking to identify a suspect in a recent fire believed to be an arson. The fire was started in the early morning hours of July 23, 2017 at a hotel construction site (1103 West Lake St.). Surveillance cameras at a nearby business captured this man entering the construction site multiple […]

Mayor Hodges and Acting Chief Arradondo Announce Body Camera Policy Change

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July 26, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Acting Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced changes in the Police Department’s Body Worn Camera (BWC) Policy today. The changes, which go into effect in three days, require officers to begin recording when they are dispatched to any call for service, or take part in self-initiated activity. […]