June 16, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Watch: Chief Medaria Arradondo expresses gratitude to MPD employees and asks community to not impede officers while they are performing their lawful duties.
June 10, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Watch: Chief Medaria Arradondo provides updates to the public about his plans to reform the MPD.
May 30, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Current Minneapolis Police statistics citywide, pertaining to protests: 5/29 at 8:00 AM – 5/30 at 8:00 AM Burglaries and Damage to Property Addresses 383 reports made Shotspotter and Sound of Shots Fired Calls 131 shot calls 5/29 at 10:00 AM – 5/30 at 10:00 AM Structure Fires 23 reported fires […]
May 15, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Hats off to MPD Officer Brodin! He was presented the ‘Traditional Hockey Stick Hat Trick Award’ by Metro District Traffic Liaison Bill Hammes for the 3rd time in his 5 years of service with MPD. Any Minnesota Officer who makes 3 DWI arrests in 1 shift (no hand-off shifts) receives […]
May 13, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Every year, the HCSO and Minneapolis Police Department host a joint ceremony during Police Week to honor our officers and deputies who have fallen in the line of duty. Due to Minnesota’s Stay at Home order, this year’s ceremony will be a video posted on the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office […]
May 5, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – All hands on duck! A mother duck now has her 8 ducklings back after MPD Officers rescued them from a storm drain. The officers removed the drain cover, then Officer Ryan crawled down head first to save them as Officer Saint Jean held her duty belt. Momma duck stood by […]
May 1, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Many community members can now rest easy after the cause of numerous loud explosions has been solved. For weeks, MPD Officers received complaints of loud explosions throughout the city, mainly in North Minneapolis. The possibility of power issues, construction, shootings, etc., were all investigated. One caller mentioned seeing a small, white […]
April 30, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – One late night early in April this Domino’s employee, Kevin Clover, made an impact in two young community members’ lives. MPD Officers were transporting two children away from their home in Minneapolis to their sister’s home in St. Paul, and mentioned they had not eaten since the day prior. The officers […]
A Daily Dose of Great Police Work doesn’t always have to mean feats of heroism, rather it can be an instance when they make a positive impact on someone’s life by a compassionate act. April 30, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – MPD Officers were called to Riverside Evangelical Free Church for a possible burglary in progress. Upon […]
April 24, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Officers Kingdon and Carey spotted on early recruiting duty! The young man shown in the middle has recently been driving his own, miniature squad car around the Minneapolis lakes. We hope to have him as part of the MPD family someday!