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Adult Male Dies After Reports of a Shooting

November 16, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10:13 pm., Minneapolis Police responded to a report of a shooting that had just occurred on the 600 block of Main Street SE. Upon arrival, officer located an adult male, believed to be in his 30’s, lying outside gravely injured by what is believed to […]

Victim Dies at Hospital Several Hours After Being Shot

******************** CORRECTED COPY ******************** November 10, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Saturday, November 9th, at 4:45 pm, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department responded to the 4600 block of Lyndale Avenue North on multiple 911 calls and a ShotSpotter activation.  Information from callers ranged from the sound of shots fired to a report of a motor vehicle […]

UPDATE – 75 Year Old Aggravated Assault Victim Dies

75 Year Old Aggravated Assault Victim Dies November 12, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department was notified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office that the victim in this crime died today at 1:36 pm. The identity of the victim along with the cause of death will be released by the Medical Examiner’s Office. This […]

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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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Newly appointed 3rd Precinct Inspector engages with community at Coffee with a Cop

October 30, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We had a wonderful time engaging with the community at McDonald’s yesterday for Coffee with a Cop! Newly appointed 3rd Precinct Inspector Sean McGinty stopped by and was happy to answer questions about the neighborhood.

Two opportunities for coffee or tea with MPD Officers this week

October 28, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – There are two opportunities this week to join MPD Officers for free coffee/tea and conversation! Tuesday, October 29th join us for coffee at McDonald’s (4121 Hiawatha Avenue, Minneapolis) from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Wednesday, October 30th meet us for tea at Brian Coyle Community Center (420 S 15th Ave, […]

MPD recognized for mentoring young men at the Redwing Correctional Facility

October 24, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We were honored to receive the President’s Award at the 2019 Minnesota Corrections Association Fall Conference in Nisswa! MPD frequently mentors young men at the Redwing Correctional Facility. The award is given to programs working in the broad field of corrections and criminal justice that demonstrate creativity, resourcefulness, effectiveness and […]

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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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