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Officers engage with Red Wing Youth Correctional Facility residents

On Wednesday, January 16th MPD Officers spent the day at the Red Wing Youth Correctional Facility with the residents. Officers know the recidivism rate of juvenile offenders is around 70% within 3 years of release. This is not good for them, their families or our communities. Many of the young men have never had a positive interaction […]

MPD Officers serve over 100 lunches at House of Charity

On Tuesday, January 15th the House of Charity called MPD stating they were short volunteers for serving lunch. Officers from the Community Engagement Team stepped up and responded. They served a delicious taco bake and vegetables to the residents and people without homes. Over 100 lunches were served and MPD had a great time engaging […]

CET Officers hand out basketballs at Mayor Frey’s City employee appreciation event

On Monday, January 14th Minneapolis Police Officers from the Community Engagement Team joined Mayor Jacob Frey at his City employee appreciation event. Officers handed out over 100 mini basketballs, thanks to the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation.

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Press Releases

Help MPD Identify Package Theft Suspect

Minneapolis Police Investigators in the 3rd Precinct are looking to identify the pictured suspect who removed several packages from the front steps of a Minneapolis home. The theft happened on January 3rd at 3:09 pm at the 5700 block of Clinton Ave S. If you have any information about the individual in the photos, please […]

MPD asks for help in preventing auto thefts this season

Here comes the cold, tempting us to warm our vehicles! Help us prevent auto thefts this season! The temptation to start warming up a vehicle while you stay inside, or leaving it running while doing a short errand, could be a costly mistake! Here’s all you need to know about City ordinances, costs and solutions. For […]

MPD Asks for Help in Identifying Theft from Motor Vehicle Suspect

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Community

Officers engage with Red Wing Youth Correctional Facility residents

On Wednesday, January 16th MPD Officers spent the day at the Red Wing Youth Correctional Facility with the residents. Officers know the recidivism rate of juvenile offenders is around 70% within 3 years of release. This is not good for them, their families or our communities. Many of the young men have never had a positive interaction […]

MPD Officers serve over 100 lunches at House of Charity

On Tuesday, January 15th the House of Charity called MPD stating they were short volunteers for serving lunch. Officers from the Community Engagement Team stepped up and responded. They served a delicious taco bake and vegetables to the residents and people without homes. Over 100 lunches were served and MPD had a great time engaging […]

MPD Officers serve a meal, read books and play games with kids at Ronald McDonald House

On Friday, January 11th MPD Officers had a day packed with fun activities at the Ronald McDonald House (818 Fulton St SE, Minneapolis)! Officers prepared a delicious spaghetti lunch with fruit, vegetables and cheese bread and served it to the families at the house. They then separated into different rooms with groups of children to […]

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Videos

Happy Law Enforcement Appreciation Day!

Happy National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (1/9/2019)! 💙 In honor of this, we spoke with citizens of Minneapolis who are showing their gratitude and support for MPD Officers. Some ways you can participate too are by wearing blue, sending a card to your local police department, or sharing a positive law enforcement experience story on […]

MPD Officers help students prepare 400 meals for Minneapolis families

On Friday, December 21st MPD Officers helped Roosevelt High School students at their 48th annual Operation Holiday Basket! The large group assembled 400 baskets of food for families in the community of Minneapolis. The delivery zones included Franklin Ave to 62 and 35W to the river. Every basket contained a turkey and about 15-20 canned goods […]

MPD 4th Precinct Officers and Chaplains provide car seats for families in need

After a car seat raffle at the Battle of the Badges BBQ in the fall, there were a number of families who came to MPD in need of a car seat for their children. Just in time for the holidays, MPD was able to provide 16-20 car seats that were needed to bless these particular […]

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