Zombie Pub Crawl a Huge Success

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Despite an estimated 30,000 extra people downtown on Saturday evening for the Zombie Pub Crawl, there were very few problems.  Officers did a great job with community engagement and humored many people who wanted their picture taken with a Minneapolis Cop. Hats off to everyone involved who helped make this event an incredible success!

Arrest Made in Recent Minneapolis Homicide

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October 17, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) This morning, detectives from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Homicide Unit executed a search warrant in South Minneapolis. This warrant was part of the investigation into the murder of Jessica St. Marie on East Lake Street and Park Avenue South on October 13th. Detectives also arrested Gerald Cepeda/DOB: 09-03-1965. He has been […]

MPD Continues its Work on Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Recommendations

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The Minneapolis Police Department values its commitment to integrity, community engagement and transparency. Our work on requested recommendations provided by the Office of Justice Programs continues at the committee level as the MPD is approximately 10 months into the process of improving communications, community engagement, performance mentoring procedures, early intervention systems and police conduct review […]

Shooting Takes a Life Wednesday Evening

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 14, 2015) At 6:20 pm on Wednesday evening, two individuals got into a physical altercation in the area of 30th Avenue North and Emerson Avenue. The fight resulted in gun violence as one man shot the other and fled on foot. The victim died a short distance away. It appears that the […]

Shooting Victim Succumbs to Injuries

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 14, 2015) Shortly before 7:00 on Tuesday evening, Minneapolis Police responded to a report of a shooting at the corner of East Lake Street and Park Avenue.  Upon arrival, they found an adult female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  She was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center in critical condition. After preliminary […]