Frey and Arradondo Announce Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates to Lead Independent Investigation

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 MINNEAPOLIS – Today, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates will spearhead the independent review into communication between Emergency Management Service (EMS) personnel and Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) officers.  “Sally Yates’ record speaks for itself. She has dedicated her life to unearthing the truth, and […]

Minneapolis Police Reserves are ready to assist at active event scenes

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After an academy of 12 consecutive Wednesday evenings these valuable volunteers will hit the active events scene around Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Police Reserves assist with traffic control, helping people and amplifying the public safety presence around major incidents, games, races, parades and theatre shows. After all, as former Deputy Chief Allen said best, “When people […]

MPD prepares and serves meal for families at Ronald McDonald House

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The Minneapolis Police Department’s Community Engagement Team and their partners at McDonald’s prepared and served lunch to the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in the 2nd Precinct on Tuesday, June 20th. Officers prepared pasta, meat sauce, garlic bread, salad and pie. Corporate McDonald’s donated the groceries for this great event. The Bike Cops […]

Crash Leaves Two Dead in Alley

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June 15, 2018 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Friday evening at 7:52 pm., Minneapolis Police officers responded to a report of a hit and run motor vehicle crash in the area of West Broadway and Russell Avenue North.  While searching the area, an officer observed two vehicles pass by him at a very high rate of speed.  The […]

Summer Meals program kicks off at Jackson Square Park

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Minneapolis Police Department and Minneapolis Public Schools kicked off the Summer Meals program at Jackson Square Park on Thursday, June 14th. This program offers free meals to youths at various locations throughout the summer months. Individuals can download the App “Summer Eats Minnesota” to access the sites. Officers from the Community Engagement Team and 4th […]

Message from Chief Arradondo

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Yesterday a local media outlet published an article regarding MPD Officers and their actions during calls for service involving hospital EMS personnel. The information released was based on a draft report created by the Office of Police Conduct Review. It is important to know that this report was not complete and devoid of any input from […]

Statement from Chief Arradondo

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The Minneapolis Police Department does not make the laws officers are sworn to enforce. We do not have the option to pick and choose which laws we enforce. However, we can control how we, as a law enforcement agency, conduct details (operations targeting specific crimes and/or issues). In this particular instance, I’m only speaking about […]