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Statement from Chief Arradondo on Death of Jenna Bixby

On behalf of the MPD I want to extend our heartfelt condolences to MECC dispatcher Jenna Bixby’s family, friends and her extended 911 family. Jenna died as a result of a traffic incident that took her life Saturday evening. Jenna was a dedicated and professional emergency communications dispatcher who kept Minneapolis residents and MPD officers […]

One Dead and One Wounded Following Dispute

February 16, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 11:00 this morning Minneapolis Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting inside a residence on the 3500 block of Lyndale Avenue North. Officers arrived and located an adult male deceased. A short period of time later officers was advised that an adult male had just arrived at North […]

Chief Arradondo’s Vision Statement

Moving Forward: Trust, Accountability and Professional Service I am humbled and most appreciative to be your Chief. As we continue our journey moving forward it’s important that you know my leadership vision and what you can expect from me as your Chief. It is also important that you know what I expect from both sworn […]

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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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Videos

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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