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Two in Custody After One Injured in Robbery Attempt

Shortly after 10:00 pm on Tuesday, April 17th, Officers from the Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd Precinct responded to a report of a physical altercation and someone yelling that they had been stabbed. The caller provided good information as to suspects involved and a direction of travel. Officers arrived as one of the suspects was getting […]

MPD Now Hiring Crime Analyst I Position

Job Title: Crime Analyst I Salary: $55,607.00 – $76,886.00 Annually Job Type: Full-time Department: Police Location: City Hall, 350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota Vacancies: 1 Closing Date/Time: Sun. 04/22/18 11:59 PM Central Time Posting Type: Open to the public Print Job Information | Apply Position Description and Job Duties Benefits Supplemental Questions The Crime […]

Minneapolis Police Announce Arrest of Homicide Suspect in Outstate Minnesota

April 11, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department announce the arrest of Juan Antonio Vasquez Jr. on a homicide warrant stemming from the shooting death of 19 year old Alexander Lagarde on the 2400 block of Ogema Place in the early morning hours of March 25th. Vasquez was arrested in outstate Minnesota and will booked […]

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Press Releases

Man Found on Sidewalk Dies at Hospital

January 1, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 4th Precinct responded to the 3000 block of Emerson Avenue North at approximately 1:48 a.m. after someone called 911 to report a person down. When officers arrived, they located an adult male lying on the sidewalk. Officers discovered this male had suffered physical trauma. Officers rendered medical aid […]

Medical Examiner Determines Homicidal Violence Led to Man’s Death in September

November 27, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Today, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Michael Mitchell Williams’ (age 53) cause of death as a homicide. Williams’s death stems from an assault call on September 13, 2017 at approximately 7:11 p.m. Officers from the First Precinct responded to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) after the victim had been […]

Woman Arrested in Man’s Death in South Minneapolis

November 23, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Third Precinct responded to the 5700 block of 33rd Avenue South at approximately 2:45 p.m. after a female called 911 reporting a male who was unconscious inside of a residence. When officers arrived, they located an adult male victim who was not breathing and without a pulse. Officers […]

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Community

Officers Hand Out Toys to Kids in Little Earth Neighborhood

The MPD Community Engagement Team dropped by a daycare in Little Earth with plenty of gifts and smiles. We’re not sure who had more fun, the kids or the officers! A special thank to everyone who donated gifts to the KSTP-TV “Stuff the Sleigh” Toy Drive. You can view the KSTP story on there event here: http://kstp.com/news/minneapolis-police-deliver-toys-little-earth-neighborhood-kstp-stuff-sleigh-drive/4717613/

Turkey Giveaway 2017

Happy Thanksgiving from the MPD! This week we had the honor of helping make sure hundreds of local families were able to have a Thanksgiving meal. The MPD along with a number of local businesses and community groups handed out Turkeys and all of the ingredients needed for a delicious Thanksgiving feast. Over the past 11 years […]

MPD Launches New, Public Use of Force Dashboard

Chief Medaria Arradondo is proud to launch the MPD’s latest tool as the Department continues to make its data more accessible and easier for residents to categorize. The use of force dashboard features the same format as the recently released police stops, crime, and arrests dashboards. This new technological advancement directly correlates into the MPD’s […]

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Turkey Giveaway 2017

Happy Thanksgiving from the MPD! This week we had the honor of helping make sure hundreds of local families were able to have a Thanksgiving meal. The MPD along with a number of local businesses and community groups handed out Turkeys and all of the ingredients needed for a delicious Thanksgiving feast. Over the past 11 years […]

MPD Launches New, Public Use of Force Dashboard

Chief Medaria Arradondo is proud to launch the MPD’s latest tool as the Department continues to make its data more accessible and easier for residents to categorize. The use of force dashboard features the same format as the recently released police stops, crime, and arrests dashboards. This new technological advancement directly correlates into the MPD’s […]

Chief Arradondo Unanimously Confirmed by City Council

Statement by Chief Medaria Arradondo Friday, August 18, 2017 Chief Arradondo— “Madam Chair, Council Members, Mayor: I’m humbled and I’m also honored on this day to be before all of you; community; the wonderful, talented, professional men and women—both sworn and civilian—that make the Minneapolis Police Department truly one of the greatest in the country. […]

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