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 […]
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 […]
June 10, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 2:18 am Monday morning, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department were monitoring bar close downtown. Officers in the area of North 5th Street and Hennepin Avenue heard the sound of gun shots and responded to the area of the alley between Hennepin Avenue and 1st Avenue. A group of people […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 2, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – A lucky 3-year-old boy, Grayson, was the winner of a silent auction birthday party with Minneapolis Police Officers from one of our partners, the Link MN. Grayson received a special tour of some of the specialty vehicles and received grab bags filled with MPD goodies.
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. […]
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 […]
May 29, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – MPD Officers traveled to the Redwing Correctional Facility to build positive and professional relationships with the youth. The officers mentor the youth that are in the transition phase for release, and continue these relationships after their release. This includes checking in with them in school and helping them find employment.
May 30, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Congratulations to the 2019 Spring Graduating Class of six K9 handlers and their partners! The officers and dogs showcased impressive demonstrations, received awards and visited with friends and family. The Minneapolis Police K9 Foundation also joined and gave additional award to officer Joe Fuller and K9 Logan for their hard […]