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Victim Succumbs to Early Morning Shooting

September 23, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Sunday morning, September 22nd, at 5:31 am., Minneapolis Police received a ShotSpotter notification of shots fired on the 1800 block of Emerson Avenue North.  Additional callers to 911 reported the sounds of shots being fired in the area. Officers arrived and located an adult male, formally identified by the Hennepin County […]

Shots Fired Call Leads to Fatal Shooting Victim

September 21, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Just before 1:00 am Saturday morning, Minneapolis Police were notified of a ShotSpotter activation on the 3900 block of Humboldt Avenue North. While squads were in route, multiple 911 calls came in reporting a shooting. Officers arrived and located an adult male (in his 30’s) outside suffering from what appeared to […]

Suspect Arrested in South Minneapolis Damage to Property Incidents

September 19, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police announce the arrest of Harlin St. John/DOB 08/11/1983 in connection with multiple damage to property incident in the southeast quadrant of Minneapolis. St. John was arrested today by the Hennepin County Government Center by sheriff’s deputies. He was transferred into the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department.  St. John […]

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Press Releases

Minneapolis Police investigate altercation leading to series of disturbances

September 10, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – On September 8th at approximately 4:20 PM, an adult male got into an altercation with security in the area of the 2900 block of Chicago Ave., South. This suspect fled the area in a vehicle and was involved in a property damage crash at Cedar Avenue in Lake Street. The […]

Minneapolis Police Begin Late Evening Homicide Investigation

August 23, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 11:20pm on August 22, 2019, Officers from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Fourth Precinct responded to a 911 call on the 2700 block of Irving Avenue North.   Upon arrival Officers located an adult male inside the residence who was deceased.  It appears the male had been shot. Homicide Investigators responded to […]

***UPDATE Missing 8-Year Old Found Safe***

***UPDATE Missing 8-Year Old Found Safe***   August 22, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) The 8-year old male who was reported missing has been located. He is safe and has been reunited with his family. The MPD would like to thank the members of the media and public who helped spread the word about this missing child.   […]

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Chief Arradondo gets a visit from Girl Scouts River Valleys

September 18, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Chief Medaria Arradondo was pleasantly surprised at his office today by a group of special young women with big smiles! Thank you to the Girl Scouts River Valleys for taking the time to visit – come back anytime!

Officers invite the public to Coffee with a Cop at Starbucks

September 17, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – MPD Officers are inviting the public to Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday, September 25th! All are welcome to join us at Starbucks (450 S Marquette Ave, Minneapolis) from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. There’s no agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to […]

Today we remember September 11th, 2001

September 11, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Today, we remember the tragic events of September 11th, 2001. Take a moment of silence for the airline crew members and passengers, officers, firefighters, EMS personnel, pentagon staff and those working in the towers who lost their lives. They are our nation’s heroes.

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***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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