Single Car Crash Leaves One Dead

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March 28, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 9:17 pm Saturday evening, the Minneapolis Police Department responded to a report of a single vehicle crash in the area of Olson Memorial Highway and Penn Avenue. Officers arrived and located the vehicle with an adult female, believed to be in her 30’s, deceased inside.  The female was the lone […]

Statement from the Chief

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“For safety and security reasons, we do not disclose the details of our patrol tactics.  As we navigate through unchartered territory, we are recognizing areas that present the need for additional services.  We have made the changes and are addressing those identified needs.  While we recognize this is a public health issue in our city, […]

MPD School Resource Officers visit meal sites while schools are closed

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March 23, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Despite Minneapolis Public Schools being closed, MPD School Resource Officers are staying busy with the community. We have a virtual roll call then visit the 20 Minneapolis Public School meal sites throughout the city, keeping our social distance, to keep people safe and reassure the youth and community during these trying […]

MPD asks for public’s help in identifying a suspect connected to several sexual assaults

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March 12, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We’re asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who is connected to several sexual assaults and attempted assaults, predominantly in neighborhoods close to the University of Minnesota’s main campus. Evidence gathered in the investigations indicates the attacks were committed by the same individual (shown in the sketches below). […]

MPD Co-Responder Unit attends conference to improve mental health crisis calls

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March 11, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Our MPD Co-Responder Unit is equipped with new ideas after attending the first annual National Co-Responder Conference in Olathe, Kansas! Officers, EMS, Firefighters, and Mental Health Clinicians from across the country came together to build the program and discuss best practices, which will improve how we respond to calls involving […]