May 20, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations to the MPD staff members who were recognized at the Minnesota Association of Women Police Conference! Sergeant Catherine Michal and Commander Kim Lund received Heritage awards for 25 and 35 years of service. Sergeant Anna Hedberg was given a valor for hanging over a bridge to save a woman. […]
GREAT turn out at the Doors Open event that allowed the community into the MPD K9 Offices and people got to see how they train. The dogs even took a break to make new friends!
May 15, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Minneapolis Police Department and Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office held a Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony outside of City Hall to honor the 70 officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty in Hennepin County since 1884. These law enforcement officers made the ultimate sacrifice, as well as the […]
May 14, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations to three MPD Officers for being recognized at the MADD Statewide Recognition Awards Ceremony! The ceremony honored individuals who, in their work or daily lives, embrace MADD Minnesota’s mission to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking. Officer Steve […]
May 14, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Interested in a career in law enforcement? Join us on Monday, May 20th for the Minneapolis Police Explorer Recruitment Night and Open House. The event takes place at the Special Operations Center at 4119 Dupont Ave. N. from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. We’re currently recruiting youth, 14-20 years old. […]
May 6, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We’d like to give our best wishes to former Commander Melissa Chiodo as she retires from the MPD to become Inver Grove Heights Chief of Police! MPD staff celebrated Commander Chiodo’s long-lasting career by giving her awards, sharing stories, and eating lots of cake. Congratulations and good luck to you […]
April 30, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations to the MPD Recruit Class 2018-2 for graduating from the Academy! The ceremony honoring 30 new officers was held at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church. The group’s accomplishments were celebrated with family, friends and MPD staff.
April 29, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Minneapolis Police Explorers competed in their State Explorer Conference in Rochester over the weekend on April 25th – 28th. The Explorers won 1st and 2nd Place in Traffic Stops, 4th in Street Decisions, and 3rd in Health and Wellness Academic. They also won individual competitions, taking 5th Place in Police Exam […]
April 23, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The MPD Recruit Class 2018-2 was privileged this week to present honor to the family of Officer David Loeffler in memory of his unselfish and devoted service. Officer Loeffler passed away on May 29, 2009 of complications from injuries sustained twelve years earlier when he was struck by a drunk […]
April 23, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Upcoming Recruit hiring opportunity! Do you have what it takes to be an MPD Officer?