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Frey and Arradondo Announce Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates to Lead Independent Investigation

 MINNEAPOLIS – Today, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates will spearhead the independent review into communication between Emergency Management Service (EMS) personnel and Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) officers.  “Sally Yates’ record speaks for itself. She has dedicated her life to unearthing the truth, and […]

Minneapolis Police Reserves are ready to assist at active event scenes

After an academy of 12 consecutive Wednesday evenings these valuable volunteers will hit the active events scene around Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Police Reserves assist with traffic control, helping people and amplifying the public safety presence around major incidents, games, races, parades and theatre shows. After all, as former Deputy Chief Allen said best, “When people […]

MPD prepares and serves meal for families at Ronald McDonald House

The Minneapolis Police Department’s Community Engagement Team and their partners at McDonald’s prepared and served lunch to the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in the 2nd Precinct on Tuesday, June 20th. Officers prepared pasta, meat sauce, garlic bread, salad and pie. Corporate McDonald’s donated the groceries for this great event. The Bike Cops […]

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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

MPD prepares and serves meal for families at Ronald McDonald House

The Minneapolis Police Department’s Community Engagement Team and their partners at McDonald’s prepared and served lunch to the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in the 2nd Precinct on Tuesday, June 20th. Officers prepared pasta, meat sauce, garlic bread, salad and pie. Corporate McDonald’s donated the groceries for this great event. The Bike Cops […]

Sgt. Grant Snyder works as Homeless Liaison

Sgt. Grant Snyder has taken on a new position which strives to bridge the gap between police and people who are homeless. Snyder works directly with our homeless and vulnerable persons advocacy groups in the city to create solutions that don’t criminalize these individuals. Snyder provides things like food, water and shoes to those who […]

Summer Meals program kicks off at Jackson Square Park

Minneapolis Police Department and Minneapolis Public Schools kicked off the Summer Meals program at Jackson Square Park on Thursday, June 14th. This program offers free meals to youths at various locations throughout the summer months. Individuals can download the App “Summer Eats Minnesota” to access the sites. Officers from the Community Engagement Team and 4th […]

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Summer Meals program kicks off at Jackson Square Park

Minneapolis Police Department and Minneapolis Public Schools kicked off the Summer Meals program at Jackson Square Park on Thursday, June 14th. This program offers free meals to youths at various locations throughout the summer months. Individuals can download the App “Summer Eats Minnesota” to access the sites. Officers from the Community Engagement Team and 4th […]

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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