Fifty-four recruits are working hard in the academy. They range in age from 20 to 47, and come from all different backgrounds. Over 25% of them are veterans, with representatives from each branch of service. They’ll be sworn and protecting by year’s end.
We had a great turnout and a great experience, serving hundreds of burgers and hot dogs. We are proud to serve this vibrant and engaged community!
On August 20, 2015 3 officers from MPD’s 3rd precinct responded to a call on the 3rd Ave bridge.
The 1st Precint officers brought the rescued Coot to Loring Park.
On August 5, 2015 just before noon, a 90 year old woman was walking home from the grocery store in the area of the 3100 block of 51st Street East when she was confronted by two women who implied they had a gun and robbed her. Investigators were able to develop 2 suspects and […]
Many of us like to celebrate United States Independence Day with fireworks. On a typical 4th of July evening, Minneapolis 911 receives 300 – 400 calls per hour about fireworks noise. WE NEED YOUR HELP! Please, reserve use of 911 to urgent concerns involving life safety. Minneapolis 911 will have increased staffing but fireworks complaints […]
July 27th, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police and Fire Investigators continue to work on determining the exact cause of an April 15th fire that destroyed at least 3 buildings on the 900 block of West Broadway Avenue. Investigators are seeking the public’s help as they continue to explore the possibility that this fire may have been […]
July 8, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police and Minneapolis-based Securonet are asking business owners in the city to invest in public safety and crime prevention, and it won’t cost them a dime. SafeLink (http://mpls.securonetservices.com) leverages and networks cameras that are already in place; giving officers and investigators an immediate connection to camera owners for video footage […]
As part of Chief Janee Harteau’s commitment to building community trust and enhancing accountability, the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) requested the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Diagnostic Center conduct an independent assessment of the MPD’s officer oversight and discipline process. A technical assistance resource that uses data to define issues […]
(March 12, 2015) The Minneapolis Police Department continues its progressive journey as a leader in national community policing efforts. After considering approximately 100 cities for this project, the Department of Justice selected the City of Minneapolis as one of six cities to participate in its . The National Initiative offers a multi-faceted approach to enhance […]