The 4th of July is one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to drunk-driving crashes. When you drive after drinking you are not only putting your life at risk but you are risking the lives of all those you come across. It is something that Sondra Dewerd knows all too well. Please watch her […]
June 27th, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Chief Janeé Harteau has appointed Aaron Biard as the new 4th Precinct Inspector. Biard will assume the role beginning August 20th when Inspector Mike Kjos assumes his new position as the Deputy Chief of the MPD’s Operations Bureau. Between now and August 20th, Lt. Biard will continue to prepare for his […]
“I want to recognize and acknowledge everyone’s viewpoints. I also want to thank Pride for their decision after a very thoughtful conversation yesterday. I look forward to future discussions, I look forward to seeing everybody out at the parade on Sunday, and I want to wish everybody a happy Pride!”
To: Dot Belstler, Executive Director Twin Cities Pride 2021 East Hennepin Avenue Suite 402-7 Minneapolis, MN 55413 Dot – I have spent the past couple days taking in as much information as I could, regarding all that has been said about officers not being welcome to march in this year’s PRIDE parade. […]
The Minneapolis Police Department was proud to recognize officers and civilians for their admirable service to the City of Minneapolis in 2016. Chief Harteau and MPD leaders handed out dozens of awards to officers for their heroic actions, lifesaving efforts, and dedicated service. The MPD also named the Department’s Unit of the Year, Civilian of […]
In recognition of #NationalPoliceWeek, the Minneapolis Police Department and Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office honored the officers who have been injured or lost their lives in the line of duty.
May 11, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Around 12:43 p.m. officers from the 4th Precinct responded to the 3700 block of 6th Street North on a report of a ShotSpotter activation. As they were responding to the area, the call was updated to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located one adult male victim suffering from a fatal gunshot […]
This is our Annual Report from last year, where you can find summaries and highlights from our precincts, divisions and many of our units. This is a cumulative look inside the MPD which focuses on employees efforts, successes and leaders.
The MPD’s five Inspectors provided details on their summer safety plans. Each Precinct Commander put together a plan to increase public safety and community engagement, catered specifically to their jurisdictions, heading into the summer months. To watch the safety plan for a specific precinct, go to these times: 1st- :20 2nd- 4:45 3rd- 10:55 4th- […]
April 10, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Chief Janeé Harteau is proud to announce Medaria Arradondo will be the MPD’s next Assistant Chief, effective Sunday April 30th. “Rondo, and everyone who knows him calls him Rondo, brings incredible leadership and community building skills to this position. This promotion is part of our very intentional and strategic succession plan, […]