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Participating Battle of the Badges police and fire departments gear up for the big day

We are just hours away from the 6th annual Battle of the Badges BBQ. Below is a fun compilation video of what some of the participating departments had to say to each other before the big day! Which department will make the best ribs? 🚔🚒 We’ll find out tomorrow! Battle of the Badges will take place on […]

MPD sergeant presented award for solving series of CVS robberies

On Tuesday, August 14th Sergeant Jeff Waite was given an award for his success in solving a series of CVS robberies. Waite investigated seven robberies made at CVS pharmacies in Hennepin County between March and June this year.  

A look into MPD’s Crime Lab for ‘National Forensic Science Week’

In honor of ‘National Forensic Science Week’ (September 16-22, 2018), we are re-sharing this video featuring an inside look at the MPD’s Crime Lab. We are grateful for the incredible people who are dedicated to working hard each day in our accredited Crime Lab unit! From exonerating the innocent to identifying the guilty, the team […]

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Press Releases

‘Click It or Ticket’ – Extra seat belt enforcement in Minneapolis this September

Extra DWI Patrols on Minneapolis Roads August 17th through September 2nd

2018 Summer DWI Mobilization: Pre-Enforcement News Release dwi-pre-release-Aug 2018

Officers respond to semi-trailer vs. car crash in the 4th Precinct

On July 23rd at 1:40 pm, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department’s 4th Precinct responded to a report of a personal injury crash at the intersection of Dowling Avenue and Fremont Avenue North. Further information is that a semi-trailer had crashed into a passenger car at that location. Upon arrival, Minneapolis Police officers worked to […]

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Community

Participating Battle of the Badges police and fire departments gear up for the big day

We are just hours away from the 6th annual Battle of the Badges BBQ. Below is a fun compilation video of what some of the participating departments had to say to each other before the big day! Which department will make the best ribs? 🚔🚒 We’ll find out tomorrow! Battle of the Badges will take place on […]

MPD serves stadium-themed meal to Ronald McDonald House residents

On Tuesday, September 18th MPD staff prepared and served a stadium-themed meal to the Ronald McDonald House families, visitors and staff. Officers prepared hot dogs, tacos, nachos, popcorn and Kool-Aid for lunch. The meal was served to celebrate the donation of 72 high-end smart TVs from a company called TCL. Representatives from four of Minnesota’s […]

MPD receives bronze sculpture in efforts to engage the community

On Thursday, September 13th the Community Engagement Team was invited to an Ice Cream Social at the Metro Work Center Inc in the 3rd Precinct. Three cast bronze sculptures were unveiled for local businesses. One was made for MPD – how awesome! This sculpture will be displayed at the 3rd Precinct. Metal in the Void made the […]

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Videos

Participating Battle of the Badges police and fire departments gear up for the big day

We are just hours away from the 6th annual Battle of the Badges BBQ. Below is a fun compilation video of what some of the participating departments had to say to each other before the big day! Which department will make the best ribs? 🚔🚒 We’ll find out tomorrow! Battle of the Badges will take place on […]

A look into MPD’s Crime Lab for ‘National Forensic Science Week’

In honor of ‘National Forensic Science Week’ (September 16-22, 2018), we are re-sharing this video featuring an inside look at the MPD’s Crime Lab. We are grateful for the incredible people who are dedicated to working hard each day in our accredited Crime Lab unit! From exonerating the innocent to identifying the guilty, the team […]

MPD serves stadium-themed meal to Ronald McDonald House residents

On Tuesday, September 18th MPD staff prepared and served a stadium-themed meal to the Ronald McDonald House families, visitors and staff. Officers prepared hot dogs, tacos, nachos, popcorn and Kool-Aid for lunch. The meal was served to celebrate the donation of 72 high-end smart TVs from a company called TCL. Representatives from four of Minnesota’s […]

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