Statement From Chief Arradondo

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December 28, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) I am aware of the statement issued by Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman today. The tragic shooting death of Ms. Justine Ruszczyk Damond has impacted so many people here in Minneapolis and beyond our state. The MPD will continue to await the conclusion of this independent investigation and the Hennepin County […]

Officers Hand Out Toys to Kids in Little Earth Neighborhood

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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/

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

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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 […]

Body Discovered in South Minneapolis

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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

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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, […]

Turkey Giveaway 2017

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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

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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 […]

Man Arrested in Shooting Death

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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 […]

Man Dies after Evening Shooting

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November 6, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 4th Precinct responded to a 911 call about a shooting at Lyndale Avenue North and 47th Avenue North just after 6:00 p.m. When officers arrived, they located an adult male who had been shot. Officers provide medical care for the victim until personnel from Minneapolis Fire Department and […]