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Help prevent the rise of auto thefts citywide in Minneapolis

January 24, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We would like to advise Minneapolis residents that we are seeing staggering numbers of auto thefts citywide. 262 auto thefts have occurred so far in the first 3 weeks of 2020, which means about 13 cars stolen per day. With 72.8% of the auto thefts this year being preventable, there […]

MPD Officers take training to better handle aggressive dog encounters

January 23, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We are very excited to be receiving training from a former military paratrooper who has saved 250 dogs from death row! Steffen Baldwin and his dog Chesty are making sure our officers know everything about dog body language, behavior, and non-lethal methods of dealing with canine/human issues. This session is […]

MPD invites public to Safari Coffee for tea and conversation

January 22, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Please join us on Wednesday, January 22nd for tea and conversation with MPD Officers! We will be at Safari Coffee at Karmel Mall (2936 Pillsbury Ave S, Minneapolis) from 1 PM to 3 PM, so feel free to get to know us and ask questions while enjoying tea and cookies.

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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

Help prevent the rise of auto thefts citywide in Minneapolis

January 24, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We would like to advise Minneapolis residents that we are seeing staggering numbers of auto thefts citywide. 262 auto thefts have occurred so far in the first 3 weeks of 2020, which means about 13 cars stolen per day. With 72.8% of the auto thefts this year being preventable, there […]

MPD Officers take training to better handle aggressive dog encounters

January 23, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We are very excited to be receiving training from a former military paratrooper who has saved 250 dogs from death row! Steffen Baldwin and his dog Chesty are making sure our officers know everything about dog body language, behavior, and non-lethal methods of dealing with canine/human issues. This session is […]

MPD invites public to Safari Coffee for tea and conversation

January 22, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Please join us on Wednesday, January 22nd for tea and conversation with MPD Officers! We will be at Safari Coffee at Karmel Mall (2936 Pillsbury Ave S, Minneapolis) from 1 PM to 3 PM, so feel free to get to know us and ask questions while enjoying tea and cookies.

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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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