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Body Discovered in South Minneapolis

November 19, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) At approximately 10:16 a.m. officers from the Third Precinct responded after a 9-1-1 caller reported he had discovered a body in a wooded area just north of Highway 62 near Cedar Avenue South. Officers immediately secured the area before calling in the Minneapolis Police Department’s Crime Lab. The MN Bureau of […]

Four Victims Injured in Early Morning Shooting

November 18, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to the 3600 block of Emerson Avenue North at approximately 1:22 a.m. in response to 911 callers who heard the sound of gunshots. As officers were responding, the call was updated to a shooting. When officers arrived they located two males in the front yard, […]

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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Press Releases

Body Discovered in South Minneapolis

November 19, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) At approximately 10:16 a.m. officers from the Third Precinct responded after a 9-1-1 caller reported he had discovered a body in a wooded area just north of Highway 62 near Cedar Avenue South. Officers immediately secured the area before calling in the Minneapolis Police Department’s Crime Lab. The MN Bureau of […]

Four Victims Injured in Early Morning Shooting

November 18, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to the 3600 block of Emerson Avenue North at approximately 1:22 a.m. in response to 911 callers who heard the sound of gunshots. As officers were responding, the call was updated to a shooting. When officers arrived they located two males in the front yard, […]

Man Arrested in Shooting Death

November 10, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) An arrest has been made in the shooting death of David Ryman, age 26, from November 6, 2017. Police have arrested 32-year-old Henry Benjamin Cousins of Minneapolis for Probable Cause Murder and he is being held without bail.  The investigation into the homicide is ongoing and no booking photo of Cousins […]

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Community

Man Arrested in Yesterday’s Stabbing Death

October 4, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers assigned to the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a man that occurred on the 2200 block of Lake Street East on 10/03/2017. Frank Runningshield Jr, age 43, has been booked into Hennepin County Jail on Probable Cause Murder Charges. His booking […]

Asst. Chief Arneson Talks Leadership w/ Girls Basketball Team

This week, MPD Assistant Chief Kris Arneson had the privilege of being an honorary coach for the North Community H.S. girls basketball team. Before the game, she spoke with the girls about her career in law enforcement and role as Assistant Chief. She also talked about being a female leader and encouraged them to be […]

Officers Take 31 Guns off Streets in 1 Week

From January 24th- 30th 2017, Officers from the MPD have recovered 31 guns. Each of these guns were recovered from people who were arrested for a crime and were not allowed to be in possession of a firearm under the law. The guns were recovered after traffic stops related to shots fired calls, vehicle chases, […]

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Videos

7/18/17 Press Conference Regarding Officer Involved Shooting – AC Arradondo Remarks

Watch: Minneapolis Police Department Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo addresses the media regarding the officer involved shooting.        

The latest from Chief Harteau on Pride

“I want to recognize and acknowledge everyone’s viewpoints. I also want to thank Pride for their decision after a very thoughtful conversation yesterday. I look forward to future discussions, I look forward to seeing everybody out at the parade on Sunday, and I want to wish everybody a happy Pride!”

MPD Black History Month: Digging Deeper than the Archives

In an effort to honor Black History Month, the Minneapolis Police Department took a deep look into the history of African American Officers in the Department. The road hasn’t always been smooth, but several courageous cops who care about their communities paved the way for what we see today; a department committed to celebrating and […]

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