On Monday, January 14th Minneapolis Police Officers from the Community Engagement Team joined Mayor Jacob Frey at his City employee appreciation event. Officers handed out over 100 mini basketballs, thanks to the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation.
Congratulations to our newly promoted lieutenants (3) and sergeants (17) for graduating from the two-week leadership training and receiving their certificates!
A Daily Dose of Great Police Work doesn’t always have to mean feats of heroism; rather it can be an instance when officers make a positive impact on someone’s life by a compassionate act. On December 12th, Officers responded to an aggravated robbery of person call at listed area. The victim was robbed of a […]
A Daily Dose of Great Police Work doesn’t always have to mean feats of heroism; rather it can be an instance when officers make a positive impact on someone’s life by a compassionate act. On December 3rd around 11:00 pm, two MPD Officers responded to a fight call on the block of Polk St NE. […]
On Tuesday, December 4th a class of 25 Minneapolis Police Cadets (24-Minneapolis Police, 1 Minneapolis Park Police) graduated and were sworn in as Officers at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church at 7:00 pm. The class of graduates began their cadet class on March 19, 2018. The 38 weeks of training include 21 weeks of mandated skills […]
On Monday, December 3rd a wide range of MPD staff and citizens were honored at City Hall for outstanding dedication in the community in 2018. The following awards were handed out: Chief’s Award of Merit (16), Chief’s Award of Merit for Super Bowl 52 (20), Excellence in Investigation (3), Citizen’s Award of Commendation (4) and […]
The Minneapolis Police Department congratulates Sergeant Larry Petersen, who is retiring after over 30 years of distinguished service to the residents of Minneapolis. Thank you Sgt. Petersen – You will be missed!
On Thursday, November 1st Mayor Jacob Frey and the Minneapolis Police Department recognized 11 new sworn leaders at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in South Minneapolis. One commander, two lieutenants and eight sergeants became official at the public Promotion Ceremony. Congratulations to Commander Kim Lund, Lieutenant Brian Sand, Lieutenant Darah Westermeyer, Sergeant Bryon Cross, Sergeant Gregory […]
On Thursday, November 1st Mayor Jacob Frey announced he is nominating Police Chief Medaria Arradondo to be reappointed for a full, three-year term. Mayor Frey said, “Chief Medaria Arradondo has demonstrated that he can lead with courage, with humility and with excellence,” followed by numerous examples of why this is true. Frey addressed Arradondo stating, […]
On Tuesday, October 23rd an information session for the Community Service Officer (CSO) position was held at the 5th Precinct. 45 prospective and diverse candidates showed up, eager to learn more about the position. The MPD will be hiring a handful of new CSOs, for those looking to start their law enforcement career while their in […]