There is some incorrect information being circulated about MPD’s officer training programs, including that there is a “Fast-Track” option. That is simply not true. To set the record straight about the training and qualifications of MPD Officers: New officers, with no previous law enforcement experience, can join the Minneapolis Police Department as either a Recruit […]
Over the 30+ years that I’ve served as a police officer in the City of Mpls, moving up through the ranks to Police Chief, I have woken up every day knowing that this job is not about me. It is about the members of the communities that we serve and the police officers who protect our residents. […]
Watch: Chief Janeé Harteau addresses the media regarding the officer-involved shooting.
Here is the latest information from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension regarding the officer-involved shooting on the 5100 block of Washburn Avenue South. https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/ooc/news-releases/Pages/Update-on-BCA-Investigation-of-Minneapolis-Officer-Involved-Shooting.aspx
This is the press release from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension regarding the officer-involved shooting on the 5100 block of Washburn Avenue South. Questions about this case should be directed to the MN BCA.
July 12, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Second Precinct responded to University Avenue Southeast and Central Avenue Southeast just before 1:30 p.m. for a multi-vehicle personal injury crash. When officers arrived at the scene they found Minneapolis Fire Department personnel administering CPR on an adult female who was involved in the crash. Paramedics arrived and […]
I’ve watched the video, and as someone whose family has included dogs most of my life, I can say that it was difficult to watch. This was an outcome that no one wanted. I’ve asked for an Internal Affairs use of force review. We are reaching out to the family to help them with the […]
The 4th of July is one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to drunk-driving crashes. When you drive after drinking you are not only putting your life at risk but you are risking the lives of all those you come across. It is something that Sondra Dewerd knows all too well. Please watch her […]
June 27th, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Chief Janeé Harteau has appointed Aaron Biard as the new 4th Precinct Inspector. Biard will assume the role beginning August 20th when Inspector Mike Kjos assumes his new position as the Deputy Chief of the MPD’s Operations Bureau. Between now and August 20th, Lt. Biard will continue to prepare for his […]
To: Dot Belstler, Executive Director Twin Cities Pride 2021 East Hennepin Avenue Suite 402-7 Minneapolis, MN 55413 Dot – I have spent the past couple days taking in as much information as I could, regarding all that has been said about officers not being welcome to march in this year’s PRIDE parade. […]