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Late Evening Shooting Results in the Death of One

January 15, 2021 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Thursday evening at 10:28 pm, a ShotSpotter activation was reported on the 3500 block of Girard Avenue North.  At 10:29 pm, multiple 911 callers reported a shooting at the same location. Officers arrived in the area and located what appears to be an adult male in the alley of the […]

Minneapolis Police Ask for the Public’s Help in Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult Female

January 14, 2021 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing adult female who is considered endangered. Roblina Nia Smith/DOB: 02-06-1995 is a 25-year-old African American female who is 5 feet 3 inches tall and 135 pounds with black colored hair with pigtails She was last seen just […]

Pedestrian Dies After Crash Tuesday Afternoon

January 13, 2021 (MINNEAPOILIS) – At 2:14 pm on Tuesday, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a car in the area of Lowry Ave NE and Arthur Street NE. Officers arrived and located an adult male, believed to be in his 50’s, lying in the street.  […]

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Late Evening Shooting Results in the Death of One

January 15, 2021 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Thursday evening at 10:28 pm, a ShotSpotter activation was reported on the 3500 block of Girard Avenue North.  At 10:29 pm, multiple 911 callers reported a shooting at the same location. Officers arrived in the area and located what appears to be an adult male in the alley of the […]

Minneapolis Police Ask for the Public’s Help in Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult Female

January 14, 2021 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing adult female who is considered endangered. Roblina Nia Smith/DOB: 02-06-1995 is a 25-year-old African American female who is 5 feet 3 inches tall and 135 pounds with black colored hair with pigtails She was last seen just […]

Pedestrian Dies After Crash Tuesday Afternoon

January 13, 2021 (MINNEAPOILIS) – At 2:14 pm on Tuesday, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a car in the area of Lowry Ave NE and Arthur Street NE. Officers arrived and located an adult male, believed to be in his 50’s, lying in the street.  […]

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Community

Officers distribute gifts to families in need

December 11, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – ‘Tis the season of giving! The MPD Chaplain program coordinated with Toys for Tots, A Mother’s Love, the Marines, Allyforce and Heart Ministries to distribute gifts and a holiday dinner to families in need in our community. These photos show MPD officers assisting at homes in the 3rd and 4th […]

MPD conducts safety walks in Marcy Holmes neighborhood

September 25, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Safety first! The 2nd Precinct with its partners; Hennepin County Probation, MN Daily, and Marcy Holmes residents conducted a safety walk to talk to residents and businesses in the area about current crime trends, and to insure they have a plan to reduce the opportunity for crime to occur.

Current Minneapolis Police statistics citywide pertaining to protests

May 30, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Current Minneapolis Police statistics citywide, pertaining to protests: 5/29 at 8:00 AM – 5/30 at 8:00 AM Burglaries and Damage to Property Addresses 383 reports made Shotspotter and Sound of Shots Fired Calls 131 shot calls 5/29 at 10:00 AM – 5/30 at 10:00 AM Structure Fires 23 reported fires […]

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Videos

A Look Into the MPD Crime Lab for National Forensic Science Week

September 24, 2020 (MINNEAPOLIS) – In honor of National Forensic Science Week, enjoy a look inside the MPD Crime Lab! Proper forensic science plays an important role in the investigation of crimes throughout the nation, from exonerating the innocent to identifying the guilty. Therefore, we recognize the scientific and technical professionals that serve our community […]

***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 […]

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