MPD Reassigns Members of Leadership Team to Promote Professional Growth and Development and Creates Quality Assurance Commander Position

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July 5, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) Chief Harteau is excited to announce changes within the leadership of the city’s five police precincts. The executive movement is part of a coordinated effort to ensure today’s departmental leaders continue to grow for future assignments. While the city’s current Inspectors are both beloved and respected by their communities, the new […]

One Dead After Morning Shooting

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June 30, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 8:18 this morning, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department responded to the area of E 24th Street and Oakland Avenue South on a report of a possible shooting. Officers located an adult male in the street that had an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel arrived on the scene and declared […]

Two Injured After Late Night Shooting

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June 26, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers in the area of N 4th Street and 2nd Avenue North heard the sound of gunshots at about 2:45 on Sunday morning. Within minutes, the area was saturated with police officers in squads, on foot, bicycles, and horseback. No victims were located and there was very limited information available when […]

Minneapolis Police Significantly Increase Uniformed Presence at Pride Festivities

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June 23, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department has a proud history of ensuring safe and successful Twin Cities Pride events. This year, in direct response to incidents in other areas of the country, the MPD will significantly increase its resources to ensure that track record continues. “You will see a noticeable and visible increase […]