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Female MPD staff recognized at Minnesota Association of Women Police Conference

May 20, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations to the MPD staff members who were recognized at the Minnesota Association of Women Police Conference! Sergeant Catherine Michal and Commander Kim Lund received Heritage awards for 25 and 35 years of service. Sergeant Anna Hedberg was given a valor for hanging over a bridge to save a woman. […]

Doors Open Event Turn Out Strong at MPD K9 Kennels

GREAT turn out at the Doors Open event that allowed the community into the MPD K9 Offices and people got to see how they train. The dogs even took a break to make new friends!

MPD wraps up National Police Week festivities with 4th Precinct Open House

May 17, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We wrapped up our National Police Week festivities with the final open house at the 4th Precinct. MPD staff had so much fun serving the community and engaging in positive conversations at all five precincts this week. We appreciate the support from everyone who came to enjoy the fun!

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Press Releases

Two Children Fall From Building

May 2, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Today at 2:20 pm, Minneapolis Police responded with Minneapolis Fire and Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) Ambulance to the 2800 block of Pleasant Avenue South on a report of two children that had fallen from an upper story of the building.  Workers in the area observed the children fall and called […]

Statement from Chief Medaria Arradondo regarding the former Officer Noor trial

April 30, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – “I’ve just been made aware that the jurors presiding over the former MPD Officer Noor trial have reached a verdict and their decision is guilty on the charge of Murder in the Third Degree and guilty of Manslaughter in the Second Degree. I respect the verdict rendered. I want to […]

MPD Investigating Two Car Crash with Fatality

    April 24, 2019 (Minneapolis) MPD squads were called to Washington Av. N. and Dowling Av. N just after 9:00pm on Wednesday for a report of an accident with injuries. Squads responded with the Minneapolis Fire Department and an EMS crew and located two vehicles that were involved.  One vehicle had two occupants, a […]

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Community

MPD wraps up National Police Week festivities with 4th Precinct Open House

May 17, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We wrapped up our National Police Week festivities with the final open house at the 4th Precinct. MPD staff had so much fun serving the community and engaging in positive conversations at all five precincts this week. We appreciate the support from everyone who came to enjoy the fun!

Hundreds of children come to 3rd Precinct Open House for National Police Week

May 15, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Wednesday afternoon was filled with plenty of smiles and laughs at the 3rd Precinct Open House! Members of the community, including about 600 children, came to support our officers during National Police Week. Those who came enjoyed positive interactions with police, lunch, treats and a petting zoo.

Community members dunk their favorite MPD Officers at 5th Precinct Open House

May 14, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We had another successful Open House for National Police Week, this time at the 5th Precinct with a dunk tank! Community members stopped by for good conversations, plenty of food, and the opportunity to dunk their favorite MPD Officer. Other Open Houses happening this week: Wednesday, May 15th – 3rd […]

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Videos

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.

Officers interact with basketball fans at Final Four Fan Fest

April 7, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Despite the anticipated inclement weather, MPD Officers still enjoyed interacting with the community during the Dribble presented by Buick, which was moved indoors to Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One. Officers engaged with people from near and far by passing out police badge stickers, shaking hands and answering questions. […]

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