Chief Arradondo Unanimously Confirmed by City Council

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Statement by Chief Medaria Arradondo Friday, August 18, 2017 Chief Arradondo— “Madam Chair, Council Members, Mayor: I’m humbled and I’m also honored on this day to be before all of you; community; the wonderful, talented, professional men and women—both sworn and civilian—that make the Minneapolis Police Department truly one of the greatest in the country. […]


Help MPD Identify Arson Suspect

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Minneapolis Police Arson Investigators are looking to identify a suspect in a recent fire believed to be an arson. The fire was started in the early morning hours of July 23, 2017 at a hotel construction site (1103 West Lake St.). Surveillance cameras at a nearby business captured this man entering the construction site multiple […]

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Mayor Hodges and Acting Chief Arradondo Announce Body Camera Policy Change

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July 26, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Acting Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced changes in the Police Department’s Body Worn Camera (BWC) Policy today. The changes, which go into effect in three days, require officers to begin recording when they are dispatched to any call for service, or take part in self-initiated activity. […]

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Records Released Related to 7/15/17 Officer-Involved Shooting

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The city of Minneapolis is responding to several data practice requests related to the officer-involved on July 15, 2017. All publicly-available data will be posted at http://www.minneapolismn.gov/police/records/frequent as soon as it is approved for release. Please check back for updates as more information will be added as it becomes available.  Public Information Report – MPD […]

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There is No “Fast-Track” Training Option for MPD Officers

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There is some incorrect information being circulated about MPD’s officer training programs, including that there is a “Fast-Track” option. That is simply not true. To set the record straight about the training and qualifications of MPD Officers: New officers, with no previous law enforcement experience, can join the Minneapolis Police Department as either a Recruit […]