December 11, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – ‘Tis the season of giving! The MPD Chaplain program coordinated with Toys for Tots, A Mother’s Love, the Marines, Allyforce and Heart Ministries to distribute gifts and a holiday dinner to families in need in our community. These photos show MPD officers assisting at homes in the 3rd and 4th […]
September 25, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Safety first! The 2nd Precinct with its partners; Hennepin County Probation, MN Daily, and Marcy Holmes residents conducted a safety walk to talk to residents and businesses in the area about current crime trends, and to insure they have a plan to reduce the opportunity for crime to occur.
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 […]