MPD prepares and serves meal for families at Ronald McDonald House

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The Minneapolis Police Department’s Community Engagement Team and their partners at McDonald’s prepared and served lunch to the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in the 2nd Precinct on Tuesday, June 20th. Officers prepared pasta, meat sauce, garlic bread, salad and pie. Corporate McDonald’s donated the groceries for this great event. The Bike Cops […]

Sgt. Grant Snyder works as Homeless Liaison

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Sgt. Grant Snyder has taken on a new position which strives to bridge the gap between police and people who are homeless. Snyder works directly with our homeless and vulnerable persons advocacy groups in the city to create solutions that don’t criminalize these individuals. Snyder provides things like food, water and shoes to those who […]

Summer Meals program kicks off at Jackson Square Park

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Minneapolis Police Department and Minneapolis Public Schools kicked off the Summer Meals program at Jackson Square Park on Thursday, June 14th. This program offers free meals to youths at various locations throughout the summer months. Individuals can download the App “Summer Eats Minnesota” to access the sites. Officers from the Community Engagement Team and 4th […]

Officers Hand Out Toys to Kids in Little Earth Neighborhood

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The MPD Community Engagement Team dropped by a daycare in Little Earth with plenty of gifts and smiles. We’re not sure who had more fun, the kids or the officers! A special thank to everyone who donated gifts to the KSTP-TV “Stuff the Sleigh” Toy Drive. You can view the KSTP story on there event here:

Turkey Giveaway 2017

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Happy Thanksgiving from the MPD! This week we had the honor of helping make sure hundreds of local families were able to have a Thanksgiving meal. The MPD along with a number of local businesses and community groups handed out Turkeys and all of the ingredients needed for a delicious Thanksgiving feast. Over the past 11 years […]

MPD Launches New, Public Use of Force Dashboard

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Chief Medaria Arradondo is proud to launch the MPD’s latest tool as the Department continues to make its data more accessible and easier for residents to categorize. The use of force dashboard features the same format as the recently released police stops, crime, and arrests dashboards. This new technological advancement directly correlates into the MPD’s […]