Mayor Hodges & Chief Harteau Respond to U.S. DOJ After – Action Review of 4th Precinct Occupation

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March 20, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) — In a press conference at City Hall this afternoon, Mayor Betsy Hodges and Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau responded to the release of the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) after-action assessment of the City of Minneapolis’ response to the protests, demonstrations and occupation of […]

REPOST: MPD’s Statement and MPD Policies Regarding Immigration (English/Spanish/Somali)

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We are continuing to get questions about immigration enforcement within the city of Minneapolis, so we would like to repost our statement and videos concerning immigration that we put out last November. Below you can find the statement and video in English, Spanish, and Somali.  ENGLISH The MPD values the contributions of the immigrant communities within […]

Help MPD Identify this Robbery Suspect

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  Officers from MPD responded to a robbery of business on March 1, 2017 around 9:30 a.m.,  at The Bakers Wife, 4200 28th Avenue South. The male suspect entered business and robbed the clerk at gun point.  The suspect is believed to have left the area in a dark colored early 2000’s model SUV. The […]

Man Charged in Fatal Minneapolis Car Crash

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Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freemann Announces: A 28-year-old Minneapolis man was charged with criminal vehicular homicide for killing a woman when he smashed into her vehicle while driving at a rate well above the speed limit on a residential street, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Tuesday. Regis Latodd Welsh was charged with one count […]

Man Arrested after Officer Involved Shooting

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February 24th, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Gang Interdiction Unit were in the area of Ogema Place and E.M. Stately Street at approximately 7:30 p.m. tonight after a series of shots fired calls and robberies had been reported. Officers saw a vehicle speeding in the area and turned on their emergency lights […]