Statement from Chief Medaria Arradondo regarding the Dar Al Farooq Mosque Explosion

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“The Minneapolis Police Department continues to monitor the incident and information released by investigative authorities related to the explosion that occurred at the Dar Al Farooq Mosque in Bloomington, MN earlier today.  At this time there are no known threats to any Minneapolis Mosques or Islamic organizations.  The MPD will work with our local Muslim community […]

Mayor Hodges and Acting Chief Arradondo Announce Body Camera Policy Change

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July 26, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Acting Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced changes in the Police Department’s Body Worn Camera (BWC) Policy today. The changes, which go into effect in three days, require officers to begin recording when they are dispatched to any call for service, or take part in self-initiated activity. […]

Minneapolis Police Announce Return of Summertime Downtown Patrol Efforts with Community and Law Enforcement Partners

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June 2, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department is proud to announce the return of the SafeZone patrol collaboration between law enforcement officers, community organizations and members of the downtown business community.  The Joint Beats initiative will feature collaboration between the Minneapolis Police Department, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and Metro Transit Police Department in a […]