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 […]
On Tuesday, August 21st Minneapolis Police Chaplains partnered with Minneapolis Police 4th Pct Neighborhood Directed Patrol to assist a family in need. After struggling with the death of a loved one and the loss of a job, this family needed beds for the kids, a microwave, towels, bedding, pots and pans, plates/silverware and school supplies. […]
On Tuesday, August 14th MPD partnered with St. Paul Foundation to host their final Safe Summer Nights BBQ of the year. Community members came out to Cedar Field Park for a fun and safe evening with free food and refreshments. The group served 600 hot dogs and 600 hamburgers to the community. Seven bicycles were […]
On Tuesday, August 7th the MPD celebrated National Night Out (NNO) with the community. They visited with people in all segments of Minneapolis to help build a healthier, safer community. NNO generates support for anti-crime programs and strengthens police-community relations. It is the largest event of its kind in Minneapolis and the nation.
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, […]
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 […]
On Thursday, July 26th the MPD Bike Cops for Kids, Community Engagement Team and Community Service Officers delivered a brand new hot dog stand to 13-year-old Jaequan Faulkner. Jaequan’s stand at 1510 Penn Ave N was permitted by the City on Wednesday, July 18th.
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.
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 […]
Sgt. Grant Snyder has taken on a new position which strives to bridge the gap between police and people who are homeless. Snyder works directly with our homeless and vulnerable persons advocacy groups in the city to create solutions that don’t criminalize these individuals. Snyder provides things like food, water and shoes to those who […]