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MPD receives food donation and delivers to people experiencing homelessness

On Friday, November 16th the MPD received a generous donation of 300 whole chickens from one of our partners, the St. Vincent de Paul Warehouse. The Community Engagement Team delivered the food to The Link MN’s site in the 4th Precinct, where they will go to youth and young families who have experienced homelessness. The Link […]

MPD Officers respond to report of a destroyed Little Free Library outside a school

The Minneapolis Police Department was contacted by the Sojourner Truth Academy, a Pre-K through 8th grade charter school, regarding their Little Free Library being destroyed outside the school. We reached out to our partners at Little Free Library, and they graciously agreed to replace and install it for free! On Thursday, November 15th the Community Engagement […]

CET Officers spend time with kids at Ronald McDonald House

On Tuesday, November 13th the Community Engagement Team Officers visited the Ronald McDonald House to hang out with awesome kids and staff! Officers handed out basketballs and played with the kids during recess in the gym. Sgt. Gomez read stories to the kids during a class and also had a Q and A session.

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Press Releases

MPD Investigators attempting to identify suspects of a camper theft

Third Precinct Investigators with the Minneapolis Police Department are looking to identify the suspects who stole property from a victim’s camper during the morning of October 2nd. Security footage shows Suspect 1, shown in the pictures below, approaching on a bicycle and removing items from the camper. A short time later, the pictured vehicle (MN […]

2 Suspects Charged in String of Armed Robberies and the Shooting of Musician

October 12, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The Minneapolis Police Department, in conjunction with the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, announce the arrest and charges against two people involved in a string of robberies in Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. In one of these robberies a victim was shot. Responding officers in each of these cases were able to […]

Adult male arrested following fatal fight in South Minneapolis

Adult Male Arrested Following Fatal Fight in South Minneapolis September 26, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) – At approximately 11:00 p.m. on September 25th, officers from the Third Precinct were dispatched to a fight call at a retail business on the 2800 block of 26th Avenue South. When they arrived, the officers found an injured adult male on […]

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Community

MPD receives food donation and delivers to people experiencing homelessness

On Friday, November 16th the MPD received a generous donation of 300 whole chickens from one of our partners, the St. Vincent de Paul Warehouse. The Community Engagement Team delivered the food to The Link MN’s site in the 4th Precinct, where they will go to youth and young families who have experienced homelessness. The Link […]

MPD Officers respond to report of a destroyed Little Free Library outside a school

The Minneapolis Police Department was contacted by the Sojourner Truth Academy, a Pre-K through 8th grade charter school, regarding their Little Free Library being destroyed outside the school. We reached out to our partners at Little Free Library, and they graciously agreed to replace and install it for free! On Thursday, November 15th the Community Engagement […]

CET Officers spend time with kids at Ronald McDonald House

On Tuesday, November 13th the Community Engagement Team Officers visited the Ronald McDonald House to hang out with awesome kids and staff! Officers handed out basketballs and played with the kids during recess in the gym. Sgt. Gomez read stories to the kids during a class and also had a Q and A session.

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Videos

Minneapolis Police Officers and Mayor Frey serve at House of Charity

On Friday, November 2nd the Minneapolis Police Department and Mayor Jacob Frey teamed up to serve lunch to over 100 people at House of Charity. Officers and the Mayor enjoyed connecting with guests and helping them out. They also handed out free basketballs.

Officers hand out Halloween treats at Hospitality House

On Wednesday, October 31st the Minneapolis Police Department Community Engagement Team visited the Hospitality House for Halloween and handed out treats to kids for the after school program. Officer Dillard donated and put together the grab bags for the children. Officers also played basketball and games with the kids in the gym.  

Fire Prevention Week Message From Chief Arradondo

In recognition of Fire Prevention Week (October 7 – 13, 2018), Chief Arradondo extends a heartfelt thank you to the Minneapolis Fire Department! Minneapolis Firefighters Local 82, the work you do to keep our community safe means the world to us. Thank you so much. (Also, be sure to watch until the end!)

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