February 19, 2021 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Please Take Note: Across the Twin Cities, there has been an alarming rise in Car Jackings, Auto Theft and Theft from Motor Vehicle, which includes license plates and catalytic converter theft. The Minneapolis Police Department urges you to remain vigilant to any suspicious activity around your car. Suspicious activity may include […]
December 11, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – ‘Tis the season of giving! The MPD Chaplain program coordinated with Toys for Tots, A Mother’s Love, the Marines, Allyforce and Heart Ministries to distribute gifts and a holiday dinner to families in need in our community. These photos show MPD officers assisting at homes in the 3rd and 4th […]
October 28, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – “The men and women of the Minneapolis Police Department have taken a solemn oath to protect the Constitutional rights of all without favor or bias. We will remain apolitical in our service and our department policies and values apply to us whether we are on or off duty. We are […]
Two MPD Officers responded to an Emotionally Disturbed Person with a gun at 49th and Lyndale. The Subject drove her vehicle into freeway barrier on the frontage road on the east side of Hwy 94. The Subject was seen jumping up and down on the hood of her car with a gun in her hand. The two officers approached her […]
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 […]