MPD recognized for mentoring young men at the Redwing Correctional Facility

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October 24, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We were honored to receive the President’s Award at the 2019 Minnesota Corrections Association Fall Conference in Nisswa! MPD frequently mentors young men at the Redwing Correctional Facility. The award is given to programs working in the broad field of corrections and criminal justice that demonstrate creativity, resourcefulness, effectiveness and […]

A Daily Dose of Great Police Work

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October 1, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Peek-a-boo! Two MPD Officers were dispatched on a report of a raccoon inside the caller’s closet. Animal Control would not respond until MPD verified there was a raccoon in the house. Upon Arrival, the Officers were greeted by an angry raccoon perched on a shelf. Officers remained on-scene and contained […]

A look into the MPD Crime Lab for National Forensic Science Week

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September 18, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Proper forensic science plays an important role in the investigation of crimes throughout the nation, from exonerating the innocent to identifying the guilty. Therefore, we recognize the scientific and technical professionals that serve our community in this vital position during National Forensic Science Week (September 15-21, 2019). In honor of […]

With a heavy heart, we say goodbye to Diego

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August 27, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We have some sad news to pass along. Over the weekend we said our goodbyes to Diego after he was injured and had to be put down. This horse was truly a fan favorite. Diego was a 21-year-old Tennessee Walker who came into the Mounted Patrol Unit 10 years ago. […]