Watch: Minneapolis Police Department Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo addresses the media regarding the officer involved shooting.
“I want to recognize and acknowledge everyone’s viewpoints. I also want to thank Pride for their decision after a very thoughtful conversation yesterday. I look forward to future discussions, I look forward to seeing everybody out at the parade on Sunday, and I want to wish everybody a happy Pride!”
In an effort to honor Black History Month, the Minneapolis Police Department took a deep look into the history of African American Officers in the Department. The road hasn’t always been smooth, but several courageous cops who care about their communities paved the way for what we see today; a department committed to celebrating and […]
The Minneapolis Police Department announced Monday an arrest in the Birdell Beeks homicide case. An adult male has been charged with murder and booked into Hennepin County Jail. Birdell, a 58-year-old grandmother, was killed last May in gang crossfire as she sat in her minivan near the corner of 21st and Penn Avenue North.
Mayor Betsy Hodges and Police Chief Janeé were joined by Minneapolis City Council President Barb Johnson this morning to discuss year-end crime statistics from 2016. The Chief identified several positive trends which make the City of Minneapolis a better and safer place to live and work. She also addressed an increase in violent crime fueled […]
Do you buy or sell items on craigslist or another online marketplace? Ever get a nerve-wracking feeling when you have to meet up with a stranger to complete the deal? The MPD welcomes and encourages you to meet-up at any of our five precincts when buying or selling items. They are open and staffed with […]
MPD brought the Minneapolis Police Activities League-PAL back to the South Side, starting with an awesome group of girls from Little Earth. Over the past year, the girls learned to play softball and volleyball, participated in a triathlon, and recently started basketball! If you’re interested in signing up your child(ren), volunteering, or donating to the […]
The citywide rollout is a culmination of community input to enhance accountability, transparency Nov. 2, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department has completed the introduction of body-worn cameras to the police force. The cameras will now be worn by officers who respond to 911 calls in all five police precincts. After years of studying, testing […]
Chief Harteau addressed members of the media regarding two early morning shootings that left a total of 6 people injured. Both shootings were related to a physical fight in the Downtown area. Officers have made one arrest and recovered two guns while continuing to watch surveillance footage and talk to witnesses. Joined by Mayor Betsy […]
~~Recruit Roundup~~ MPD’s Recruit Class 2016-03 has complete week 8 of their academy training. Today’s video goes back a couple of weeks to when the recruits helped build a new playground at the Sabathani Community Center. The playground will be used by the 175 youth that participate in programs at Sabathani and kids in the […]