One Dead After Shots Fired Call

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March 26, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) Just before noon today, Minneapolis Police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of 39th and Colfax Avenue North. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male deceased with a gunshot wound in the alley between Colfax and Dupont Avenue North. Investigation at the scene yielded the information that […]

Chief Harteau Statement on Community Oriented Policing Services “After-Action Assessment”

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Today, the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) announced it will offer technical assistance to the City of Minneapolis through its Critical Response Technical Assistance program. COPS will “use subject matter experts to thoroughly examine the entire period of protests” in late November and early December of 2015. “It is important to note that […]

Prolific Burglary Suspect In Custody

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The Minneapolis Police Department has arrested a 56-year-old man responsible for numerous burglaries, including a well-publicized break-in and vandalism case from the Umatul Islamic Center last Wednesday. The man is suspected in at least 10 burglaries over the past 10 days along E. Lake Street on 2nd Ave., 3rd Ave. and 4th Ave. that are currently […]

MPD Statement

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The Minneapolis Police Department must protect people’s 1st Amendment rights and the general public’s right to safety, which is always our primary focus. It is often a delicate balance when traffic is disrupted. While each situation is unique, as a general guideline, the MPD has always allowed groups to exercise these rights for a “short […]