From the Chief

Statement from the Chief on staff expectations

June 5, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) –

“When I took the Office of Chief of Police, I set forth expectations of every staff member of the MPD.  This document outlines Trust, Accountability and Professional Service as the driving principles of this department. This document has been widely shared with the community.  It is the opening page on

There is no precinct, shift, or staff member that is exempt from these expectations.  Staff that deviates from these expectations shall be subjected to corrective action to bring them into compliance with expectations.

Each member of this department has undergone procedural justice training, the lens that all interactions should be handled.

Movement of staff is done in accordance with contractual obligations and staff is placed or moved to where they can best serve the needs of the department and communities.” -Medaria Arradondo, Chief of Police