July 23, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Today we celebrated a beautiful day at the Ronald McDonald house, this time with a piñata! Our officers had fun coordinating this game with the guests who are receiving care. Kids enjoyed taking turns hitting the piñata while our officers helped them out, and the children of course loved the […]
July 23, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Come see the MPD at the 13th annual Veterans Career Fair, taking place tomorrow, July 24th! Please visit our recruitment booth at the Earle Brown Heritage Center (6155 Earle Brown Dr., Brooklyn Center, MN) from 2:00 – 6:00 PM. We hope to see you there! #MNVets19
July 17, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Happy National Hot Dog Day! We celebrated with Minneapolis Fire Department and St. Paul Police Department by competing in a hot dog eating contest hosted by Chicago’s Taste Authority. Thanks to Officer Robert Thunder for eating 6 fully loaded Chicago-style hot dogs, MPD has won 11 years in a row. […]
July 13, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The MPD along with our partners at The Inner Hero hosted a 5 on 5 basketball tournament at the Harold Mezile North Community YMCA. MPD Officers and the community participated in a ‘skills’ competition before the tournament kicked off. After Chief Medaria Arradondo competed in a free throw contest, he […]
July 11, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Join us on Wednesday, July 17th for tea and conversation with MPD Officers! We will be at the Brian Coyle Center (420 S 15th Ave) from 5 PM to 7 PM, so feel free to get to know us and ask questions while enjoying tea and cookies.
July 9, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – It turned out to be a sunny and pleasant evening at Farview Park for the Safe Summer Nights barbecue! We had a great time serving the community and engaging in conversation. For those who missed out on the fun, we will be holding another BBQ at Cedar Field Park on […]
We have seen a pattern of garage burglaries in the past week, specifically in the 5800 to 6000 blocks between Chicago Av. S and 12th Av. S. These are forced entry burglaries with miscellaneous items taken. There is no suspect information at this time. Sector Patrol Officers are aware of the increase and are actively […]
July 2, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Join us and your neighbors for a fun and safe night in the city next Tuesday, July 9th! MPD Officers will serve free food and drinks for the whole family at Farview Park from 5:00 – 7:00 PM – rain or shine!
June 25, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Chief Medaria Arradondo held a very productive community discussion in collaboration with The Inner Hero and The Man Up Club. The community was invited to ask questions and talk about concerns and community/police relations. More meetings are planned in the near future and information will be posted with locations and times.
July 1, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Join MPD Officers at the 3rd Annual 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament presented by The Inner Hero! This fun event will take place on Saturday, July 13th at Harold Mezile North Community YMCA (1711 W Broadway Ave. Minneapolis). Officers will have a skills competition against the youth and also help […]