Coffee with a Cop

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    On 05/17/2018 the Community Engagement Team with the assistance of the  3rd Precinct Beat hosted a Coffee with a Cop at the McDonald’s at 4121 Hiawatha. Officers assisted employees taking orders behind the counter and at the drive thru. Officers also served coffee to community members and answered concerns regarding issues in the […]

Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

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The joint Hennepin County and Minneapolis Police Department Law Enforcement Memorial Service was held Thursday at the Hennepin County Government Center Thursday afternoon. The ceremony paid tribute to fallen law enforcement officers in honor of National Police Week.   The guest speaker was Wayzata Mayor Ken Wilcox in remembrance of fallen Officer William Mathews who […]

Lots of Fun at the 4th Precinct Open House

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The 4th Precinct held their open house at the Special Operations Center Thursday afternoon. There were demonstrations and exhibits from: MPD SWAT Unit MPD Bomb Unit… MPD K-9 Unit MPD Mounted Patrol Minneapolis Fire Hennepin County Sheriffs Water Patrol Hennepin Healthcare Ambulance Minneapolis Dispatch Center Minneapolis Mobile Command Bike Cops for Kids gave away two […]

Superhero Tyler the Donut Boy visits MPD

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Tyler, the pint sized super hero “The Donut Boy”, came to visit the MPD yesterday.   Tyler began a mission to thank every Police Officer in America in August 2016 after using his allowance to buy donuts for four deputies he saw in a convenience store. Because those deputies were so happy to be appreciated, […]

5th Precinct Open House

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  Many residents and friends joined MPD staff at the 5th Precinct for lots of fun, games, and great food on Wednesday. People were able to sit in police cars and check out MPD’s SWAT, Negotiator, and Mobile Command vehicles. The Mounted Patrol and Canine units were there as well. The MPD would like to […]

3rd Precinct Open House a Big Success

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We had an awesome time and an amazing turnout at the 3rd Precinct Open House this afternoon! Residents and friends gathered outside together for a great afternoon of beautiful weather and a lots of fun. MPD SWAT, Negotiators, Mobile Command, Mounted Patrol, and Canine Units, along with the Minneapolis Fire Department, and Hennepin County EMS were […]

1st Precinct Open House a great success!

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A big thank you to everyone who joined us downtown at the 1st Precinct open house this afternoon! It was a beautiful day to enjoy good food and great company as people were able to check out the squad cars, SWAT and negotiators vehicles and a Hennepin County EMS rig and a Minneapolis Fire truck! […]