The Minneapolis Police Activities League (PAL) and the Downtown Minneapolis YMCA teamed up to make summer safety a priority for our city’s youth. The YMCA offered 45 PAL kids, who are involved in our Summer Brain & Body Camp program, the opportunity to learn first aid, water safety, and small boat handling skills. A big […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
MPD Investigates Saturday morning Robbery thought to be linked to other robberies in the area. The walk bridge over I35W, in the area of 5th St SE/9th Ave SE (1/23/16 @ 1:45 am) • Suspects were described as black males, ages 20 to 25 years old. One suspect was wearing black jacket and a black […]
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 […]