MPD Community Engagement Team is partnering with Shoes That Fit, 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving children in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity and joy, prepared to learn, play and thrive. The local representative, Janet, will collect the shoes and […]
Suspect’s Name Released in Freeway Shooting February 5, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department book Kenneth W. Lilly into the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center on Probable Cause Second Degree Assault for the shooting that occurred on the freeway today. ### One in Custody After Shooting on Freeway February 5, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Today at 2:21 […]
On Thursday, January 31st the MPD Community Engagement Team and Community Navigators hosted a Coffee with a Cop at McDonald’s in the 4th Precinct on Broadway Avenue! Despite the cold temperatures, community members came to enjoy a free cup of coffee to warm them up, and had engaging conversations with officers. Officers also handed out […]
With the severely cold temperatures happening on Wednesday, January 30th it is important that we equip the community with warm gear. We’d like to thank everyone who came to us with generous donations. Our officers are out and about giving the items to those in need! Below is a photo of MPD’s current donation supply.
January 29, 2019 (Minneapolis) – The Minneapolis Police Department is currently investigating a child luring case that occurred at noon on Sunday January 27, 2019 on the 3800 block of 52nd St. W. in Minneapolis. Preliminary information indicates on Sunday around noon a young child was outside playing. The child’s parent had gone into the […]
On Tuesday, January 29th the Community Engagement Team headed out to the 4th Precinct on Broadway and handed out warm winter gloves and basketballs. Officers encountered a lot of kids since school was canceled due to the cold weather.
Please join us and your neighbors on Thursday, January 31st for Coffee with a Cop! Enjoy free coffee and conversation at McDonalds at 916 West Broadway, Minneapolis from 8:30 am to 10:00 am. There’s no agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers in your neighborhood. […]
On Saturday, January 26th MPD Officers of the 4th Precinct mid-watch chose to give out warm weather gear, instead of tickets, to those appearing in need.
On Saturday, January 26th Officer Kou Vang attended a career fair at the Hmong College Prep Academy. Officer Vang kept busy at the table fielding questions regarding a career with the Minneapolis Police Department and engaging with youth.
We are so proud of the work Officer Colleen Saunby and Officer Cheryl Goodman do to help the young women who live in the Little Earth area of South Minneapolis! On Thursday, January 24th the Minnesota Juvenile Officers Association recognized their dedication by honoring them with ‘Outstanding Juvenile Officer’ awards at their annual conference in […]