MPD’s Summer Youth Leadership Academy educates Latinx teenagers

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A group of Latinx teenagers from Minneapolis spent one week in August participating in Chief Arradondo’s Youth Leadership Academy. The students spent time with Minneapolis Police officers, Community Service officers and other role models. They learned about team building, MPD police protocols, Police Explorers opportunities, leadership and fitness development. Participants had a full day at […]

Minneapolis Police Activities League (PAL) kids engage in Fan Jam Team’s Pre-Final Four event

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On Tuesday, July 31st the Minneapolis Police Activities League (PAL) program Brain and Body Camp was selected for a visit from the upcoming 2019 Minneapolis Final Four Local Organizing Committee. Since June, Fan Jam has been traveling the state to drive awareness of the upcoming Final Four and surrounding events with a focus on youth, […]

MPD U and T Visa programs help crime victims, regardless of their immigration status

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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 […]

MPD prepares and serves meal for families at Ronald McDonald House

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The Minneapolis Police Department’s Community Engagement Team and their partners at McDonald’s prepared and served lunch to the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in the 2nd Precinct on Tuesday, June 20th. Officers prepared pasta, meat sauce, garlic bread, salad and pie. Corporate McDonald’s donated the groceries for this great event. The Bike Cops […]