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Statement from Chief Medaria Arradondo regarding the Dar Al Farooq Mosque Explosion

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“The Minneapolis Police Department continues to monitor the incident and information released by investigative authorities related to the explosion that occurred at the Dar Al Farooq Mosque in Bloomington, MN earlier today.  At this time there are no known threats to any Minneapolis Mosques or Islamic organizations.  The MPD will work with our local Muslim community […]

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Robbery and Stabbing Victim Dies at Hospital

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July 26, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Investigators from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Homicide Unit were notified today the 31-year-old female who had been stabbed during a robbery on July 15, 2017 has died. On July 15, 2017, just after midnight officers from the First Precinct responded to a report of a stabbing in Parking Ramp B, 516 […]

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Resignation Statement from Chief Harteau

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Over the 30+ years that I’ve served as a police officer in the City of Mpls, moving up through the ranks to Police Chief, I have woken up every day knowing that this job is not about me.  It is about the members of the communities that we serve and the police officers who protect our residents. […]

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Woman Dies at Hospital after Traffic Crash

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July 12, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Second Precinct responded to University Avenue Southeast and Central Avenue Southeast just before 1:30 p.m. for a multi-vehicle personal injury crash. When officers arrived at the scene they found Minneapolis Fire Department personnel administering CPR on an adult female who was involved in the crash. Paramedics arrived and […]

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Man Dies in Early Morning Shooting

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June 12, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fifth Precinct responded to a 911 call of a one vehicle car crash at the intersection of 32nd Street West and Blaisdell Avenue South around 1:30 a.m. The 911 caller reported a van had hit both a tree and fire hydrant. When officers arrived, they located an adult […]

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Two Injured in Overnight Shooting

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June 11, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to a 911 call of a person shot at approximately 11:26 p.m. on the 3300 block of Bryant Avenue North. When officers arrived, they located an adult male who had been shot. The victim was transported to North Memorial Health Hospital (NMHH) by paramedics where […]

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MPD Homicide Unit Investigates Man’s Death

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June 11, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the First Precinct responded to Park Avenue South and 16th Street East on a report of an unresponsive male at approximately 1:10 a.m. The 911 caller said the man was holding a handgun. When officers arrived, they found the unresponsive adult male and requested paramedics from Hennepin County Medical […]

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MPD Investigates Suspicious Death

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June 8, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fifth Precinct responded to a report of an unresponsive man at 7:15 a.m. near Lyndale Avenue South and Dunwoody Boulevard. The adult male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics from the Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). The name of the deceased, as well as the […]