Chief Medaria Arradondo announces four appointed leadership changes

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April 11, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo has announced four appointed leadership changes. The newly appointed leaders are: Deputy Chief of Patrol Kathy Waite                 As Deputy Chief of Patrol, Kathy Waite will oversee patrol operations for the City’s five police precincts.  She has extensive […]

Officers interact with basketball fans at Final Four Fan Fest

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April 7, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Despite the anticipated inclement weather, MPD Officers still enjoyed interacting with the community during the Dribble presented by Buick, which was moved indoors to Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One. Officers engaged with people from near and far by passing out police badge stickers, shaking hands and answering questions. […]

Officials announce the ‘See Something, Say Something’ Final Four public safety initiative in Minneapolis

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On Thursday, March 28th officials announced the ‘See Something, Say Something’ public safety initiative for the upcoming 2019 NCAA Final Four events in Minneapolis. Community members are encouraged to say something and call 9-1-1 if they see something suspicious. “We want our residents and visitors to be a force multiplier when it comes to the […]

MPD Officers build bridges with community through basketball at Hospitality House

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On Saturday, March 23rd we joined Hospitality House Youth Development in North Minneapolis at their annual Building Bridges through Basketball event! Our officers enjoyed shooting hoops, serving food, handing out basketballs and visiting with the community. Chief Medaria Arradondo handed out awards to kids and coached Team MPD during the basketball game against the youth. […]

MPD Police Leadership Course prepares officers as they transition to supervisor

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We understand the importance of training our officers as they transition to being a supervisor, whether that be from officer to sergeant or sergeant to lieutenant. That’s why we created the MPD Police Leadership Course, which is a two-week course that prepares and enhances law enforcement’s leadership skills through discussion, scenarios and practical exercises on […]