January 24, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We would like to advise Minneapolis residents that we are seeing staggering numbers of auto thefts citywide. 262 auto thefts have occurred so far in the first 3 weeks of 2020, which means about 13 cars stolen per day. With 72.8% of the auto thefts this year being preventable, there […]
January 23, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We are very excited to be receiving training from a former military paratrooper who has saved 250 dogs from death row! Steffen Baldwin and his dog Chesty are making sure our officers know everything about dog body language, behavior, and non-lethal methods of dealing with canine/human issues. This session is […]
January 22, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Please join us on Wednesday, January 22nd for tea and conversation with MPD Officers! We will be at Safari Coffee at Karmel Mall (2936 Pillsbury Ave S, Minneapolis) from 1 PM to 3 PM, so feel free to get to know us and ask questions while enjoying tea and cookies.
January 21, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Two MPD Sergeants teamed up to support a Navy Veteran, Wayne Smith, who had his bike stolen last week. Smith’s primary mode of travel is bike as he goes between his shelter, job and church every day. Special thanks to the Downtown Improvement District for their help on this priceless […]
January 20, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 7:15 am, the Minneapolis Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a body in the alley on the 3500 block of North 4th Street. Officers arrived and located an adult male who was obviously deceased. The victim’s body displayed some signs of trauma. Officers […]
Missing Juvenile Male Located Safe January 20, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department is happy to announce the missing juvenile, Elijah Lar’Reion Brown, age 9, was located in a neighboring city safe and sound. The MPD appreciates the help the media and public provides in cases like this. #### Minneapolis Police Asks for Public’s Help […]
January 17, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations to MPD Traffic Investigator Officer Eric Shogren on his recognition for outstanding professional work in DWI eCharging! Bill Hammes (TZD State Coordinator) and Mike Asleson (BCA DWI Deployment Coordinator) presented the certificate to Officer Shogren who was 1 of only 4 in the state to receive this recognition. His […]
January 16, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – MPD is thankful to have new Life Coins in the pockets of many officers and first responders in the area. These coins were designed by Carol Castle of Coon Rapids to help stop the escalating suicide epidemic, and include an emergency hotline phone number on them. Castle’s son was a […]
January 13, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Friday, January 10th, 2020 at 9:17 am, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a car on Lake Street West and Pleasant Avenue South. Officers arrived and located an adult female who was struck by a car. The driver of the vehicle, […]
January 13, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Chief Medaria Arradondo, Mayor Jacob Frey and other MPD Officers had a positive meeting with the 18 Hmong clans. The gathering at The Banana Blossom was held to discuss community/police relations and to voice questions about a recent incident.