October 29, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The MPD has been in place for over 150 years. That said, we must change to the ever-changing needs through a procedural justice lens. In this video, Police Chief Medaria Arradondo and other leaders will walk you through the transformational journey taking place in all areas of the department. This is […]
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 […]
October 22, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The Minneapolis Police Explorer Post, a group of teenagers and young adults interested in law enforcement as a career, competed at the 24th annual Duluth Conference held at Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College over MEA Weekend. They were up against other explorer posts from around the state in teams […]
October 21, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We’re very pleased with the outcome of our first Women’s Leadership Academy last week! Thank you to those who came to experience hands on training and courses that explore different aspects of being a peace officer. For future opportunities to become a part of the Women’s Leadership Academy, stay tuned […]
October 11, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Our MPD staff was honored to ensure the peace and safety of thousands of people who converged into our downtown, during a visit by our nation’s President Donald Trump.
October 8, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – When our Nation’s President arrives in our city this Thursday, the men and women of the Minneapolis Police Department along with our local, county, state and federal law enforcement partners will be focused on our primary responsibility to ensure the public safety of ALL who will participate in practicing their […]
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 […]
September 25, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Chief Medaria Arradondo recognized 20 newly promoted leaders at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in South Minneapolis. Two inspectors, two commanders, ten lieutenants and six sergeants became official at the public Promotional Ceremony. Congratulations to all!
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 […]
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. […]