Frey and Arradondo Announce Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates to Lead Independent Investigation

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 MINNEAPOLIS – Today, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates will spearhead the independent review into communication between Emergency Management Service (EMS) personnel and Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) officers.  “Sally Yates’ record speaks for itself. She has dedicated her life to unearthing the truth, and […]

Crash Leaves Two Dead in Alley

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June 15, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Friday evening at 7:52 pm., Minneapolis Police officers responded to a report of a hit and run motor vehicle crash in the area of West Broadway and Russell Avenue North.  While searching the area, an officer observed two vehicles pass by him at a very high rate of speed.  The […]

Message from Chief Arradondo

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Yesterday a local media outlet published an article regarding MPD Officers and their actions during calls for service involving hospital EMS personnel. The information released was based on a draft report created by the Office of Police Conduct Review. It is important to know that this report was not complete and devoid of any input from […]

Statement from Chief Arradondo

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The Minneapolis Police Department does not make the laws officers are sworn to enforce. We do not have the option to pick and choose which laws we enforce. However, we can control how we, as a law enforcement agency, conduct details (operations targeting specific crimes and/or issues). In this particular instance, I’m only speaking about […]