One Dead After Shots Fired Call

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March 26, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) Just before noon today, Minneapolis Police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of 39th and Colfax Avenue North. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male deceased with a gunshot wound in the alley between Colfax and Dupont Avenue North. Investigation at the scene yielded the information that […]

Have a Happy and Safe St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most dangerous nights on state roads. But it doesn’t have to be. There’s no shortage of options for getting home safe — ride with a sober friend, take the light rail, call a cab! Have a plan in place before the drinking begins. Metro Transit has teamed with JJ Taylor […]

MPD Participates in 2016 Polar Plunge

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March 5th, 2016 was one of our favorite days of the year — the Polar Plunge to help benefit Special Olympics Minnesota! Plenty of law enforcement got in on the frozen fun, including Chief Harteau and members of her executive team, officers and their family members, and some of our latest recruits. The Minneapolis Police […]

Chief Harteau Statement on Community Oriented Policing Services “After-Action Assessment”

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Today, the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) announced it will offer technical assistance to the City of Minneapolis through its Critical Response Technical Assistance program. COPS will “use subject matter experts to thoroughly examine the entire period of protests” in late November and early December of 2015. “It is important to note that […]