On Friday, August 17th our newest sergeants (16) and lieutenants (2) graduated from the leadership course and received their certificates.
Arson Investigators with the Minneapolis Police Department are looking for an individual, identified as an adult female, who intentionally set a fire at a Downtown retailer on July 15th. Investigators say the person pictured was only in the store at 600 Nicollet Mall for 2 minutes. Security camera footage clearly shows her set a clothing […]
On Friday, August 3rd the MPD collaborated with the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP). They provided Minnesota law enforcement agencies with information on the U and T Visa programs and the role they play in effective community policing. This training showed attendees how to improve investigations by using language access tools. Attendees saw how agencies […]
If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a Minneapolis Police Cadet, but missed the informational sessions, here is everything you need to know prior to taking the Fitness Entrance Exam on August 8th, 2018.
After an academy of 12 consecutive Wednesday evenings these valuable volunteers will hit the active events scene around Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Police Reserves assist with traffic control, helping people and amplifying the public safety presence around major incidents, games, races, parades and theatre shows. After all, as former Deputy Chief Allen said best, “When people […]
Investigators from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Weapons Unit recently executed a search warrant in the Fourth Precinct related to an on-going weapons investigation. Officers arrested two adults and booked them into Hennepin County Jail. Officers recovered a gold-plated handgun, AR-15 style assault rifle, and AK-47 style assault rifle, 2 kilos of Heroin, and over $6,000 in cash believed to be […]
At the Minneapolis Police Department, we really value getting our “Cops out of Cars” to increase our positive community contacts and get to know our residents and business owners on a first name basis. Fifth Precinct Officer Bevan Blauert, the MPD’s 2014 Officer of the Year, could be the most popular person to walk the […]
Investigating crimes against children is not only demanding work, it can be incredibly difficult. It is also incredibly important. Sergeant Grant Snyder has been investigating human trafficking and sex trafficking crimes since 2000, and in that time he has saved countless of teenage girls and women after they were drawn into the sex trade. He is relentless […]
The Minneapolis Police Department has 5 Community Engagement Team Officers dedicated strictly to building trust and strengthening relationships with a number of diverse, ethnic communities in the city. Officer Carlos Baires Escobar is our Latino Community Officer. He provides a crucial link for thousands of residents who now recognize him as a trusted friend always […]