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Minneapolis Police Initiate Death Investigation After Report of Stabbing

May 28, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 9:05 pm on Wednesday night, Minneapolis Police responded to a 911 report of a stabbing in the area of Bloomington Avenue and Lake Street. Officers arrived and found the body of an adult male that was lying on the sidewalk.  Officers checked and found that the man had trauma present […]

Investigative Update on Critical Incident

Investigative Update on Critical Incident May 26, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) As additional information has been made available, it has been determined that the Federal Bureau of Investigations will be a part of this investigation. ### Man Dies After Medical Incident During Police Interaction May 25, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Monday evening, shortly after 8:00 pm, officers from […]

MPD School Resources Officers attend cap and gown distributions for Minneapolis High School students

May 21, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations, graduates! MPD School Resource Officers are supporting youth during these uncertain times by attending all Minneapolis Public High School cap and gown distributions. Officer Adams III is pictured with a North High senior, who he also coached in football!

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Press Releases

Minneapolis Police Seek Help in Identifying an Arson Suspect

May 15, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The Minneapolis Police Department is seeking public help in identifying an arsonist equipped with a flame thrower. On April 25th, 2020 at approximately 10:30 PM, video surveillance at 179 Irving Ave N shows an unknown person use a hand-held, garden style torch to ignite a bale of packaged, recycled materials.  […]

*** UPDATE – CHILD LOCATED ***Minneapolis Police Ask for Public’s Help In Locating Missing Child

UPDATE-MISSING CHILD FOUND   October 24, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – NAILA AMARIANA PANTOJA-PEREZ was located by Minneapolis Police in South Minneapolis tonight at 8:30pm. She is safe and sound.  Serenity Jones and an adult male have been taken into custody.  The Minneapolis Police Department would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance. […]

Minneapolis Police Asks for Public’s Help In Locating One Missing Juvenile

**Update on Missing Children** October 21, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The 13 year old missing in the case below has been located and is safe and sound. ### **Update on Missing Children** October 17, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The seven year old child missing in the case has been located and is safe and sound.  The 13 […]

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Community

MPD School Resources Officers attend cap and gown distributions for Minneapolis High School students

May 21, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations, graduates! MPD School Resource Officers are supporting youth during these uncertain times by attending all Minneapolis Public High School cap and gown distributions. Officer Adams III is pictured with a North High senior, who he also coached in football!

MPD Officer receives Traditional Hockey Stick Hat Trick Award for the third time

May 15, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Hats off to MPD Officer Brodin! He was presented the ‘Traditional Hockey Stick Hat Trick Award’ by Metro District Traffic Liaison Bill Hammes for the 3rd time in his 5 years of service with MPD. Any Minnesota Officer who makes 3 DWI arrests in 1 shift (no hand-off shifts) receives […]

Hennepin County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony to be hosted via video on Facebook

May 13, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Every year, the HCSO and Minneapolis Police Department host a joint ceremony during Police Week to honor our officers and deputies who have fallen in the line of duty. Due to Minnesota’s Stay at Home order, this year’s ceremony will be a video posted on the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Videos

***Re-Post of Scam Alert***

Re-posting this scam alert, anyone with information is encouraged to call Sgt. David Mattson at 612-673-2358 **Scam alert** The MPD would like to caution residents of a scam that occurred recently in Minneapolis. On Wednesday July 31st, an elderly female received numerous calls on her cell phone and her home phone.  The caller ID indicated […]

Chief Medaria Arradondo announces four appointed leadership changes

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 […]

MPD 2019 Final Four Public Safety Video Highlights

April 9, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – That’s a wrap! 2019 Final Four events have come to an end. It was an honor to protect and serve all who came to Minneapolis from near and far – U.S. Bank Stadium even broke records with attendance! Watch and enjoy the MPD’s public safety highlights for this big event.

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