Statement from the Chief

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August 16, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – “Last night, individuals marched to the Minneapolis Police Department’s 5th Precinct and proceeded to vandalize the exterior of the building and target officers with commercial grade fireworks. This unlawful and senseless behavior will not be tolerated.  Acts such as these do absolutely nothing to constructively engage and activate true and […]

Statement from the Chief on staff expectations

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June 5, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – “When I took the Office of Chief of Police, I set forth expectations of every staff member of the MPD.  This document outlines Trust, Accountability and Professional Service as the driving principles of this department. This document has been widely shared with the community.  It is the opening page on […]

Human Rights statement from the Chief

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June 5, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – I appreciate the work by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and Commissioner Lucero’s leadership.  I will continue to work on efforts to improve public trust, public safety and transformational culture change of the MPD. I will be bringing forth substantive policy changes. -Medaria Arradondo, Chief of Police ###

The MPD Stands in Solidarity with our Community

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April 23, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The Minneapolis Police Department, under the direction of Chief Arradondo, have cultivated strong relationships with our religious leaders in each community in Minneapolis. It is at times like this we draw on those relationships to continue dialogue on concerns and fears surrounding the tragic incidents that happened in Sri Lanka […]

Statement From Chief Arradondo

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December 28, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) I am aware of the statement issued by Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman today. The tragic shooting death of Ms. Justine Ruszczyk Damond has impacted so many people here in Minneapolis and beyond our state. The MPD will continue to await the conclusion of this independent investigation and the Hennepin County […]