September 23, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) Wednesday Mayor Betsy Hodges announced that she is renominating Police Chief Janeé Harteau. “I had planned to announce my nominations of department heads later this fall, but due to speculation regarding Police Chief Janeé Harteau, I am announcing today that I will forward her name to the Executive Committee for renomination, and […]
We are looking to connect people with their stolen property. MPD recently arrested a man for probable cause theft. In his home we found hundreds of items, most stolen from vehicles in the parking garage beside the downtown Hyatt hotel (over the past couple of years). Do you think you are one of the victims? […]
What is it like to go to a hostage call where a man is threatening to kill his 3 year old daughter? Watch officers explain just that as they recount a SWAT incident that happened on September 3rd. After 4 hours of emotionally tolling work, the team was able to save the young girl and […]
It is with great sadness that the Minneapolis Police K-9 Unit announces that K-9 Dutch passed away this past weekend. K-9 Dutch was a 3 ½ year old Dutch Shepherd that was assigned to Officer Tom Fahey. During an exercise session this past weekend, K-9 Dutch accidentally swallowed a lacrosse ball and it became […]
Minneapolis, MN (September 9, 2015) Today, the Minneapolis Police Department releases an independent investigation into an arrest made by MPD Officers on the 3100 block of Chicago Avenue South on July 25th, 2014. The review found “no violation of law or MPD policy arising from the officers’ conduct during the incident.” You will find a […]
September 3, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Sunday, August 30th, at approximately 1:40 am, an adult female was walking on the 2500 block of Aldrich Avenue South when she became the victim of a violent assault. At that location, a white male individual grabbed her around the neck with his hands. He choked and strangled her […]
Fifty-four recruits are working hard in the academy. They range in age from 20 to 47, and come from all different backgrounds. Over 25% of them are veterans, with representatives from each branch of service. They’ll be sworn and protecting by year’s end.
We had a great turnout and a great experience, serving hundreds of burgers and hot dogs. We are proud to serve this vibrant and engaged community!
On August 20, 2015 3 officers from MPD’s 3rd precinct responded to a call on the 3rd Ave bridge.
The 1st Precint officers brought the rescued Coot to Loring Park.