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Early Morning Report of Shots Fired Leads to Discovery of Deceased Adult Male

July 21, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the area of the 5700 block of 33rd Avenue South at 2:41 am. Saturday morning.  Upon arrival, officers located an adult male deceased inside of a car.  Evidence at the scene suggests that a handgun may have been used in this […]

2nd Degree Murder Charges From Assault on July 13, 2018

July19, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) Bruce Renault Fry was charged with Murder-2nd Degree stemming from an assault that occurred on 07-13-18. On 07-13-18 Officers responded to the 1100 block of South 8th St. for the report of an injured male. Officers and EMS arrived and began medical treatment for this victim who was unresponsive. The victim, an […]

Officers support 13-year-old’s hot dog stand permitted by City of Minneapolis

On Wednesday, July 18th the City of Minneapolis cleared 13-year-old Jaequan Faulkner to sell hot dogs. Faulkner’s stand at 1510 Penn Ave N is officially permitted. He plans to take his food stand on the road to serve customers at places like the 4th Precinct. Our cops stopped by to support the cause. Sgt. Berry is […]

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Press Releases

Man Found on Sidewalk Dies at Hospital

January 1, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 4th Precinct responded to the 3000 block of Emerson Avenue North at approximately 1:48 a.m. after someone called 911 to report a person down. When officers arrived, they located an adult male lying on the sidewalk. Officers discovered this male had suffered physical trauma. Officers rendered medical aid […]

Medical Examiner Determines Homicidal Violence Led to Man’s Death in September

November 27, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Today, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Michael Mitchell Williams’ (age 53) cause of death as a homicide. Williams’s death stems from an assault call on September 13, 2017 at approximately 7:11 p.m. Officers from the First Precinct responded to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) after the victim had been […]

Woman Arrested in Man’s Death in South Minneapolis

November 23, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Third Precinct responded to the 5700 block of 33rd Avenue South at approximately 2:45 p.m. after a female called 911 reporting a male who was unconscious inside of a residence. When officers arrived, they located an adult male victim who was not breathing and without a pulse. Officers […]

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Community

Officers support 13-year-old’s hot dog stand permitted by City of Minneapolis

On Wednesday, July 18th the City of Minneapolis cleared 13-year-old Jaequan Faulkner to sell hot dogs. Faulkner’s stand at 1510 Penn Ave N is officially permitted. He plans to take his food stand on the road to serve customers at places like the 4th Precinct. Our cops stopped by to support the cause. Sgt. Berry is […]

MPD wins Chicago’s Taste Authority’s 9th annual hot dog eating contest for charity

On Tuesday, July 17th Minneapolis and St. Paul Police and Fire Departments went head to head in Chicago’s Taste Authority’s 9th annual ‘Wiener Take All’ hot dog eating contest for charity. They had five minutes to eat as many loaded Chicago Dogs as possible. The eight of them combined to eat 35 hot dogs. Minneapolis […]

Community Engagement Team visits the Hospitality House for Summer Meals program

On Friday, July 13th the Community Engagement Team went to the Hospitality House located at 1220 Logan Avenue North for the Summer Meals program. Officers played basketball, soccer and had lunch with youth in the building. The officers and youth had a great time spending time with each other.

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Videos

Minneapolis Police Cadet 2018 Selection Process Details

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.

MPD prepares and serves meal for families at Ronald McDonald House

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 works as Homeless Liaison

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 […]

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