One Dies After Shooting and Car Crash

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June 11, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Tuesday at 4:49 PM Minneapolis police officers responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Central Avenue and NE 14th Ave., Northeast. Information received was that a car had driven into a building. Officers arrived and located the vehicle with the lone adult male occupant […]

Officer Mike Kirchen given Minneapolis Police & Peace Officers Association Award

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June 8, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Minneapolis Police Department Officer Michael Kirchen was awarded the Minnesota Police & Peace Officers Association Award at the Annual Convention in Alexandria, Minnesota. This award is presented to any Minnesota Peace Officer that demonstrates outstanding service, exemplary job performance or heroism. Officer Kirchen was nominated for his community outreach and […]

MPD responds to 65 Drug Overdoses in 9 days

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June 6, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS, MN) – The Minneapolis Police Department would like to make the public aware of the occurrence of 50 overdoses, including one suspected fatality during the week of May 28 – June 5, 2019. Out of these 50 incidents, 15 overdoses occurred on Sunday, June 2nd including the suspected fatality. This is […]

Newly promoted MPD leaders recognized at ceremony

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June 3, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Chief Medaria Arradondo recognized 17 newly promoted leaders at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in South Minneapolis. One deputy chief, two inspectors, one commander, one director and 12 sergeants became official at the public Promotional Ceremony. Congratulations to Deputy Chief Kathy Waite, Inspector Amelia Huffman, Inspector Kelvin Pulphus, Commander Katie […]

A Daily Dose of Great Police Work

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A Daily Dose of Great Police Work doesn’t always have to mean feats of heroism; rather it can be an instance when officers make a positive impact on someone’s life by a compassionate act. June 1, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – An MPD Officer and Recruit responded to a Robbery of Person call on N 5th St. […]

Police Investigating Occupied Home Burglaries

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May 31, 2019 (Minneapolis) The MPD is investigating a string of seven home burglaries that occurred while the residents were present. These burglaries have occurred in the 3rd Precinct since April 22nd, 2019. The burglaries all involved weapons (knives or guns) and have been reported in the Phillips West, Central, Ventura Village and Midtown Phillips […]