May 20, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations to the MPD staff members who were recognized at the Minnesota Association of Women Police Conference! Sergeant Catherine Michal and Commander Kim Lund received Heritage awards for 25 and 35 years of service. Sergeant Anna Hedberg was given a valor for hanging over a bridge to save a woman. […]
GREAT turn out at the Doors Open event that allowed the community into the MPD K9 Offices and people got to see how they train. The dogs even took a break to make new friends!
May 17, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We wrapped up our National Police Week festivities with the final open house at the 4th Precinct. MPD staff had so much fun serving the community and engaging in positive conversations at all five precincts this week. We appreciate the support from everyone who came to enjoy the fun!
May 15, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Wednesday afternoon was filled with plenty of smiles and laughs at the 3rd Precinct Open House! Members of the community, including about 600 children, came to support our officers during National Police Week. Those who came enjoyed positive interactions with police, lunch, treats and a petting zoo.
Victim in Early Morning Shooting Dies at Hospital May 16, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police have been notified that the victim of the shooting that occurred just prior to 4:30 am this morning has died at the Hennepin County Medical Center. The identity of the victim, along with the nature and cause of death will be […]
May 15, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Minneapolis Police Department and Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office held a Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony outside of City Hall to honor the 70 officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty in Hennepin County since 1884. These law enforcement officers made the ultimate sacrifice, as well as the […]
May 14, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We had another successful Open House for National Police Week, this time at the 5th Precinct with a dunk tank! Community members stopped by for good conversations, plenty of food, and the opportunity to dunk their favorite MPD Officer. Other Open Houses happening this week: Wednesday, May 15th – 3rd […]
May 15, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Tuesday evening at 9:20 pm, Minneapolis Police received a Shot Spotter activation on the 1800 block of Lowry Avenue North. While in route to the call, they were advised that a person had been shot. Minneapolis Police arrived quickly and rendered aid to the juvenile male who appeared to have suffered […]
May 14, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations to three MPD Officers for being recognized at the MADD Statewide Recognition Awards Ceremony! The ceremony honored individuals who, in their work or daily lives, embrace MADD Minnesota’s mission to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking. Officer Steve […]
May 14, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Interested in a career in law enforcement? Join us on Monday, May 20th for the Minneapolis Police Explorer Recruitment Night and Open House. The event takes place at the Special Operations Center at 4119 Dupont Ave. N. from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. We’re currently recruiting youth, 14-20 years old. […]