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Minneapolis Police Commander and Hennepin County Attorney announce Minneapolis man charged in two sexual assaults

Minneapolis Police Commander Bruce Folkens of the Special Crimes Investigations Division and Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced today that a Minneapolis man, Kenyatta Buckles, has been charged in one rape and robbery, an attempted rape and robbery, and is a suspect in three others. “This comes to us through great police work,” said Freeman. “We […]

MPD Sergeant is special guest at Excelsior Cub Scout meeting

Sergeant Infante was humbled to be a special guest at the Excelsior Cub Scout Pack 3429 Den Meeting on Tuesday, March 19th. He spoke with the kids about his role in the MPD and how he works to keep our communities safe. Sergeant Infante also led and taught the youth the proper way to fold […]

Minneapolis Police Request Public’s Help Identifying Violent Robbery Suspect

March 22, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying an Aggravated Robbery suspect who used a firearm to gain compliance from his victims. On Sunday, March 10th at 2:43 pm, three suspects walked into the T-Mobile located at 1710 New Brighton Blvd and pulled a gun on the employees, forced […]

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Minneapolis Police Request Public’s Help Identifying Violent Robbery Suspect

March 22, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying an Aggravated Robbery suspect who used a firearm to gain compliance from his victims. On Sunday, March 10th at 2:43 pm, three suspects walked into the T-Mobile located at 1710 New Brighton Blvd and pulled a gun on the employees, forced […]

Arrest Made in 1993 Minneapolis Cold Case

February 12, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced an arrest in connection with the 1993 murder of Jeanne Ann Childs, 35, of Minneapolis. Childs’ body was found in the bedroom of her Minneapolis apartment on June 13, 1993. Childs had injuries to her body the Hennepin County Medical […]

MPD Investigating Attempted Child Luring

January 29, 2019 (Minneapolis) – The Minneapolis Police Department is currently investigating a child luring case that occurred at noon on Sunday January 27, 2019 on the 3800 block of 52nd St. W. in Minneapolis. Preliminary information indicates on Sunday around noon a young child was outside playing.  The child’s parent had gone into the […]

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MPD Sergeant is special guest at Excelsior Cub Scout meeting

Sergeant Infante was humbled to be a special guest at the Excelsior Cub Scout Pack 3429 Den Meeting on Tuesday, March 19th. He spoke with the kids about his role in the MPD and how he works to keep our communities safe. Sergeant Infante also led and taught the youth the proper way to fold […]

MPD helps present public safety presentation at 2019 Final Four Volunteer Orientation

On Tuesday, March 19th the Minneapolis Police Department and our partners at the Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab (CELL) were invited to present a public safety presentation at the 2019 Final Four Volunteer Orientation held at Williams Arena. The MPD and CELL will train more than 2,000 volunteers that will be at various locations in downtown Minneapolis […]

MPD employees help assist the donation of 2.5 million pop can pull-tabs to Ronald McDonald House

Ron Kjos, father of Assistant Chief Mike Kjos, collected 2.5 million pop can pull-tabs since 2006. On Monday, March 18th he donated them all to the Ronald McDonald House in Minneapolis! MPD employees came to help assist him with the donation, then stayed to prepare lunch for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House.

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Minneapolis Police Request Public’s Help Identifying Violent Robbery Suspect

March 22, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying an Aggravated Robbery suspect who used a firearm to gain compliance from his victims. On Sunday, March 10th at 2:43 pm, three suspects walked into the T-Mobile located at 1710 New Brighton Blvd and pulled a gun on the employees, forced […]

Community Engagement Team sleds with Hospitality House kids

With all the snow Minneapolis has been getting, the MPD Community Engagement Team was happy to receive 30 sleds from the Police Chaplains! It was in our best interest to donate these sleds to a group who would get much use out of them – Hospitality House kids in the 4th Precinct. On Friday, March 8th CET […]

MPD Polar Plunges in support of Special Olympics

On Friday, March 1st MPD enthusiastically participated in the Polar Plunge Law Enforcement Challenge at Thomas Beach on Bde Maka Ska! Our team, Cold for a Cause, jumped in freezing cold water to support Special Olympics. Minnesota law enforcement as a whole has raised over $30,000 for the cause. Here’s some footage of the fun […]

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