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Minneapolis Police Announce Medaria Arradondo will be Next Assistant Chief

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April 10, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Chief Janeé Harteau is proud to announce Medaria Arradondo will be the MPD’s next Assistant Chief, effective Sunday April 30th. “Rondo, and everyone who knows him calls him Rondo, brings incredible leadership and community building skills to this position. This promotion is part of our very intentional and strategic succession plan, […]

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MPD Leaders Continue Work on National Initiative for Building Community Trust & Justice

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The MPD’s work with the National Initiative (NI) for Building Community Trust & Justice continues. Our Deputy Chief of Investigations and the Lieutenant that oversees our intelligence operations are in Stockton, California to work on Procedural Justice and Group Violence Intervention programs.  Minneapolis and Stockton are 2 of the 6 cities chosen for their capacity […]

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Chief Harteau Part of Panel Discussion on “Civil Rights & Police Practices in Minnesota”

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Chief Harteau was proud to join other law enforcement and civil rights leaders at the University of St. Thomas Minnesota School of law today for a panel discussion titled “Civil Rights and Police Practices in Minnesota.” The forum offered the Chief another opportunity to share some of the MPD’s highlights as a progressive, 21st century […]


Mayor Hodges & Chief Harteau Respond to U.S. DOJ After – Action Review of 4th Precinct Occupation

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March 20, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) — In a press conference at City Hall this afternoon, Mayor Betsy Hodges and Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau responded to the release of the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) after-action assessment of the City of Minneapolis’ response to the protests, demonstrations and occupation of […]


REPOST: Chief Harteau’s Statement and MPD Policies Regarding Immigration (English/Spanish/Somali)

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We are continuing to get questions about immigration enforcement within the city of Minneapolis, so we would like to repost our statement and videos concerning immigration that we put out last November. Below you can find the statement and video in English, Spanish, and Somali.  ENGLISH Chief’s Statement “The MPD values the contributions of the immigrant […]