Woman Dies in Afternoon Shooting

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May 12, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Today around 3:15 p.m. officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to the 600 block of Broadway Avenue West on a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult female who had been shot. The victim was transported to North Memorial Medical Center (NMMC) by paramedics, where she was […]

MPD’s 2016 Annual Report

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This is our Annual Report from last year, where you can find summaries and highlights from our precincts, divisions and many of our units. This is a cumulative look inside the MPD which focuses on employees efforts, successes and leaders.

MPD Inspectors Detail Summer Safety Strategies

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The MPD’s five Inspectors provided details on their summer safety plans. Each Precinct Commander put together a plan to increase public safety and community engagement, catered specifically to their jurisdictions, heading into the summer months. To watch the safety plan for a specific precinct, go to these times: 1st- :20 2nd- 4:45 3rd- 10:55 4th- […]

Two Injured in Evening Shooting

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April 26, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the First Precinct responded to the 1500 block of Park Avenue South on a report of a disturbance at a residence around 6:45 p.m. While officers were responding another 911 caller provided information that someone had been shot. Officers arrived and were unable to locate a victim. Several witnesses […]

Minneapolis Police Announce New Deputy Chief and 4th Precinct Inspector, Effective August 20th

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Minneapolis Police Announce New Deputy Chief and 4th Precinct Inspector, Effective August 20th   April 25th, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Chief Janeé Harteau is proud to announce Michael Kjos will be the MPD’s newest Deputy Chief, in charge of the department’s newly formed Operations Bureau. He will oversee all aspects of 9-1-1 response at the precinct level […]

MPD Leaders Continue Work on National Initiative for Building Community Trust & Justice

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The MPD’s work with the National Initiative (NI) for Building Community Trust & Justice continues. Our Deputy Chief of Investigations and the Lieutenant that oversees our intelligence operations are in Stockton, California to work on Procedural Justice and Group Violence Intervention programs.  Minneapolis and Stockton are 2 of the 6 cities chosen for their capacity […]

Downtown Officers Prevent a Potential Stabbing

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Two MPD Officers working in downtown early Tuesday morning were able to prevent a dangerous situation from potentially becoming deadly. Officers witnessed a male threatening another man with a knife. Officers quickly arrested the 36-year-old suspect for Felony 2nd Degree Assault and recovered the knife. The suspect was booked into Hennepin County Jail. Case Number 17-120233. […]