June 22, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Below is a joint statement from Mayor Jacob Frey, City Council President Lisa Bender and MPD Chief Medaria Arradondo addressing concerns about planned mass deportations by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Multiple news outlets have reported that, as soon as Sunday morning, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could start deporting individuals […]
June 19, 2019 (MINNEAPOLS) – A few weeks ago we took a report at the Ronald McDonald House in the 2nd Precinct regarding a theft. Three suspects jumped a fence and stole three bikes. An Officer forwarded this information in hopes to replace the bicycles to an organization that helps families in need while kids go […]
June 19, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – MPD Officers talked with the youth at Westminster Presbyterian Church that were attending camp. Our MPD/Bike Cops for Kids footballs were given to all the kids. Officers had a great conversations regarding how the kids can be excellent role models in the community, and how they can be active over […]
June 19, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We’d like to thank Westminster Presbyterian Church in Downtown Minneapolis for letting our Officers use their church for the “Feed the First Responders” event during the Final Four. Over 5,000 meals were served to officers from several surrounding agencies, including the MPD. We presented an award to head pastor Tim […]
June 18, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Nearly 50 MPD staff members and citizens were honored in City Hall for their outstanding dedication and service in the community. The following awards were given: City Co-Star Award (26), Chief’s Award of Merit (9), Excellence in Investigation (2) and Lifesaving Award (11). Congratulations and thank you to all!
The enhanced services of 911 are currently experiencing problems in the metro area. Calls can still get through to operators, but they may not have your location information. Be prepared to tell the 911 operator your location.
June 17, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – We were happy to meet with Ambrose Russel, founder and chairman of The Inner Hero, regarding the upcoming community police discussion with Chief Arradondo and Sheriff Hutch! The meeting will take place next Tuesday, June 25th from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM at 1101 West Broadway, Minneapolis. All are welcome […]
June 15, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) Just before 5:30am, Officers from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct responded to Shot Spotter activation in the area of E. 37th St. and Clinton Av S. Officers searched the area located an adult male victim. Officers provided first aid until EMS arrived. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. […]
June 12, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Chief Arradondo, Mayor Frey’s office and other MPD Officers rode around the city in bikes and gators to visit and chat with our communities. We stopped at numerous local parks and played basketball and football with the kids. We handed out footballs to hundreds of kids and also stopped at […]
June 12, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Join us on Friday, June 28th for conversation and a beverage – this time TEA instead of coffee with a cop! We will be at the Umatul Islam Center from 6 PM to 8 PM, so get to know us and ask questions while enjoying tea and cookies.