May 30, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Current Minneapolis Police statistics citywide, pertaining to protests: 5/29 at 8:00 AM – 5/30 at 8:00 AM Burglaries and Damage to Property Addresses 383 reports made Shotspotter and Sound of Shots Fired Calls 131 shot calls 5/29 at 10:00 AM – 5/30 at 10:00 AM Structure Fires 23 reported fires […]
May 21, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations, graduates! MPD School Resource Officers are supporting youth during these uncertain times by attending all Minneapolis Public High School cap and gown distributions. Officer Adams III is pictured with a North High senior, who he also coached in football!
May 15, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Hats off to MPD Officer Brodin! He was presented the ‘Traditional Hockey Stick Hat Trick Award’ by Metro District Traffic Liaison Bill Hammes for the 3rd time in his 5 years of service with MPD. Any Minnesota Officer who makes 3 DWI arrests in 1 shift (no hand-off shifts) receives […]
May 13, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Every year, the HCSO and Minneapolis Police Department host a joint ceremony during Police Week to honor our officers and deputies who have fallen in the line of duty. Due to Minnesota’s Stay at Home order, this year’s ceremony will be a video posted on the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office […]
May 5, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – All hands on duck! A mother duck now has her 8 ducklings back after MPD Officers rescued them from a storm drain. The officers removed the drain cover, then Officer Ryan crawled down head first to save them as Officer Saint Jean held her duty belt. Momma duck stood by […]
May 1, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Many community members can now rest easy after the cause of numerous loud explosions has been solved. For weeks, MPD Officers received complaints of loud explosions throughout the city, mainly in North Minneapolis. The possibility of power issues, construction, shootings, etc., were all investigated. One caller mentioned seeing a small, white […]
April 30, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – One late night early in April this Domino’s employee, Kevin Clover, made an impact in two young community members’ lives. MPD Officers were transporting two children away from their home in Minneapolis to their sister’s home in St. Paul, and mentioned they had not eaten since the day prior. The officers […]
April 27, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Come visit the Special Operations Center (4119 Dupont Ave N) to pick up food available for youth 18 and under on Thursdays between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. These meals are intended to replace the services that children normally receive during the school day. The free food boxes include 10 […]
April 24, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Officers Kingdon and Carey spotted on early recruiting duty! The young man shown in the middle has recently been driving his own, miniature squad car around the Minneapolis lakes. We hope to have him as part of the MPD family someday!
April 15, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – While we continue focusing on Minnesota’s COVID-19 response, emergency management officials are reminding people to also take the time to prepare for severe weather. Thursday, April 16th is Tornado Drill Day in Minnesota, a part of ‘Severe Weather Awareness Week.’ Mock tornado drills are scheduled for 1:45 and 6:45 PM […]