Whenever a homicide occurs, it affects the entire community. So in response to a New Year’s Day homicide in the Marcy Holmes Neighborhood, community members came together with police to discuss concerns, share safety tips, and offer support. Thank you to everyone who came out to the meeting, your involvement helps make the community safer.
The Minneapolis Police Department would like to thank the City of Lakes Rotary Club for the thoughtful gift of 250 books for children and teens. The Little Free Library outside the 4th Precinct is stocked up if you need a book or two to give to a loved one this time of year! Please enjoy, […]
Congratulations to the most recent class to come through the MPD Academy! This group of 32 new officers will be joining the ranks in the coming days, 10 of them bringing previous law enforcement experience to the job. They will be distributed throughout the city’s 5 police precincts, bringing the size of the Department’s sworn […]
Chief Harteau and Mayor Hodges, alongside Council President Johnson and County Attorney Freeman, talked about collaborative efforts to combat, prevent and prosecute violent crime.
Over the course of the past 18 months, 51 members of the Minneapolis Police Department have been promoted to leadership positions within the organization. While they have all received their badges, they have not officially received the recognition they deserve. We honored their commitment and achievements within the MPD at a promotional ceremony. Officers, community […]
Many of Little Earth’s littlest residents joined police and community leaders to call for peace in the neighborhood Wednesday. The 3rd Precinct has been conducting ongoing community engagement projects within the Little Earth of United Tribes housing campus that have promise. Much the latest work has been collaborating with their newly developed Community Building Team to develop active block […]
When the police tape disappears, the police do not. That is the message the Minneapolis Police Department wants to send to its residents. The MPD is committed to aggressively pursuing suspects; it is also extremely committed to connecting with affected city residents. What happens the day after a homicide? You may hear police are promising […]
Oct. 19, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) At approximately 4:45 pm, Minneapolis Police Officers from the 5th Precinct responded to a shots fired call near the intersection of Lake Street and Pleasant Avenue. When they arrived, they found an adult male who had died from a gunshot wound. There is not a suspect in custody at this time, […]
Since the introduction of MPD 2.0, Chief Harteau has tasked officers with getting out of their squad cars and walking the beat. The goal is to get to know residents and talk with them in non-emergency situations when possible. On September 27th and 28th, the Chief walked the walk and talked to the talk, visiting […]
We are looking to connect people with their stolen property. MPD recently arrested a man for probable cause theft. In his home we found hundreds of items, most stolen from vehicles in the parking garage beside the downtown Hyatt hotel (over the past couple of years). Do you think you are one of the victims? […]