One Dead After Shooting Outside Residence

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September 26, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 10:38 pm on Friday night there was a ShotSpotter notification of shots fired on the 1800 block of Newton Avenue North.  Upon arrival, officers located an adult male with a gunshot wound deceased out in front a residence.  Officers dealing with a number of people in the area located another […]

Child Found Safe

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September 24, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) Jace Thompson has been located safe and well. Officers and family are with him at this time. The MPD would like to thank everyone, especially the media, who helped get the word out about this incident. #### MPD Asks for Public’s Help Locating Missing Child September 24, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis […]

Chief Harteau Nominated for Re-Appointment

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September 23, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) Wednesday Mayor Betsy Hodges announced that she is renominating Police Chief Janeé Harteau. “I had planned to announce my nominations of department heads later this fall, but due to speculation regarding Police Chief Janeé Harteau, I am announcing today that I will forward her name to the Executive Committee for renomination, and […]

SWAT Rescue

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 What is it like to go to a hostage call where a man is threatening to kill his 3 year old daughter? Watch officers explain just that as they recount a SWAT incident that happened on September 3rd. After 4 hours of emotionally tolling work, the team was able to save the young girl and […]