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? […]
What is it like to go to a hostage call where a man is threatening to kill his 3 year old daughter? Watch officers explain just that as they recount a SWAT incident that happened on September 3rd. After 4 hours of emotionally tolling work, the team was able to save the young girl and […]
It is with great sadness that the Minneapolis Police K-9 Unit announces that K-9 Dutch passed away this past weekend. K-9 Dutch was a 3 ½ year old Dutch Shepherd that was assigned to Officer Tom Fahey. During an exercise session this past weekend, K-9 Dutch accidentally swallowed a lacrosse ball and it became […]
Fifty-four recruits are working hard in the academy. They range in age from 20 to 47, and come from all different backgrounds. Over 25% of them are veterans, with representatives from each branch of service. They’ll be sworn and protecting by year’s end.