MPD serves stadium-themed meal to Ronald McDonald House residents

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On Tuesday, September 18th MPD staff prepared and served a stadium-themed meal to the Ronald McDonald House families, visitors and staff. Officers prepared hot dogs, tacos, nachos, popcorn and Kool-Aid for lunch. The meal was served to celebrate the donation of 72 high-end smart TVs from a company called TCL. Representatives from four of Minnesota’s […]

MPD Lieutenant and Officer honored for outstanding service with the Special Olympics

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On Saturday, September 8th Lieutenant Richard Sheldon and Officer Kari Schmitz (Jorgenson) were honored at the Special Olympics Minnesota Distinguished Service Awards for their many years of outstanding service with the Special Olympics. Lt. Sheldon was presented with the Minnesota LETR Hall of Fame Award. Ofc. Schmitz (Jorgenson) received the LETR Steve Bikkie Jr. Memorial […]

MPD takes on other Minneapolis police and fire departments for 6th annual Battle of the Badges BBQ

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The Minneapolis Police Chaplains and Minneapolis Police Athletic League are proud to present the upcoming 6th annual Battle of the Badges people’s barbecue! The Minneapolis Police Department, Fire Department, Park Police, Metro Transit Police and U of M Police will be going head to head in the barbecue. Battle of the Badges is scheduled for […]