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Minneapolis Police Seek Public Assistance in Locating Missing Adult Male

February 18, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating a missing 58-year-old, Native American male.  MELVIN JOURDAIN, DOB: 02/16/1961, was last seen in his driveway near 42nd Ave N and Penn Ave N on Monday evening, February 10th, 2020. JOURDAIN’s physical description includes: 5’7” tall 205 pounds Shaved head or […]

Death Investigation Started After Early Morning Incident

February 15, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 6:05 on Saturday morning, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department responded to the 900 block of 15th Ave SE on an unknown trouble. Squads arrived to a chaotic scene and were advised that a male and female were involved.  The victim, described as a white male in his 30’s, was […]

MPD K9 gives out free kisses on Valentine’s Day

February 15, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Would you let this K9 be your Valentine? Plenty of kisses to go around!

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Press Releases

*** UPDATE – CHILD LOCATED ***Minneapolis Police Ask for Public’s Help In Locating Missing Child

UPDATE-MISSING CHILD FOUND   October 24, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – NAILA AMARIANA PANTOJA-PEREZ was located by Minneapolis Police in South Minneapolis tonight at 8:30pm. She is safe and sound.  Serenity Jones and an adult male have been taken into custody.  The Minneapolis Police Department would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance. […]

Minneapolis Police Asks for Public’s Help In Locating One Missing Juvenile

**Update on Missing Children** October 21, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The 13 year old missing in the case below has been located and is safe and sound. ### **Update on Missing Children** October 17, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The seven year old child missing in the case has been located and is safe and sound.  The 13 […]

Statement From Chief Arradondo on Presidential Visit

October 8, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – When our Nation’s President arrives in our city this Thursday, the men and women of the Minneapolis Police Department along with our local, county, state and federal law enforcement partners will be focused on our primary responsibility to ensure the public safety of ALL who will participate in practicing their […]

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Community

MPD K9 gives out free kisses on Valentine’s Day

February 15, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Would you let this K9 be your Valentine? Plenty of kisses to go around!

MPD supports fight to end gun violence by inviting an activist to speak in Minneapolis

February 11, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We believe in the importance of fighting to end gun violence across Minneapolis. In order to spread the word, MPD Officers invited a young activist by the name of Aaliyah Stewart to speak with students and our community. Stewart traveled from Gary, Indiana to share her personal story about gun violence, as well as […]

MPD School Resource Officers socialize with and protect students after school

February 11, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – MPD School Resource Officers enjoy talking with children and making sure they safely get to the bus after a busy day of learning! Officer Barnes is pictured below with a student at Anderson Middle School.

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Videos

***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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