Minneapolis Police Announce Return of Summertime Downtown Patrol Efforts with Community and Law Enforcement Partners

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June 2, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department is proud to announce the return of the SafeZone patrol collaboration between law enforcement officers, community organizations and members of the downtown business community.  The Joint Beats initiative will feature collaboration between the Minneapolis Police Department, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and Metro Transit Police Department in a […]

MPD Complaint Process Explained

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Recently, there has been some confusion regarding the Minneapolis Police Department’s Complaint Process. A media story and some figures that have been cited publicly have been the catalyst for some misinformation. So how does the MPD’s process work? Who is involved, between police and civilians? Here’s an overview, or an explainer, if you will. In […]

MPD Hosts 1st Bicycle Auction of the Year

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The Minneapolis Police Department processes tens of thousands of pieces of evidence and unclaimed property every year, including about 2,000 bicycles. Because of the sheer volume of property, the department can’t hold on to everything. So many things are recycled, donated, or auctioned off. We already had our first auction of the year, but there […]