Gerald Moore

Gerald Moore  was promoted to the newly created position of Recruitment and Administrative Division Commander in 2015. He focuses on recruitment and oversees Property and Evidence, Transcription, Records, Backgrounds and Community Service Officers. Commander Moore started with the MPD in 1983 and has worked in the 4th and 5th Precincts. He has also been an […]

Commander Johnson

Catherine Johnson

Catherine Johnson was named the 3rd Precinct Inspector in 2016. Before the promotion, she headed up the Special Crimes Investigations Division (SCID), which encompasses Domestic Assault, Crimes Against Children, Sex Crimes, Traffic Investigations, Licensing, Juvenile Investigations and Juvenile Outreach and Diversion. Johnson started with the MPD back in 1995 as a patrol officer in the […]


Chris Granger

As the MPD’s Quality Assurance Commander, Chris Granger oversees the Department’s Use of Force Policy and Body Worn Camera Program. He is also instrumental in conducting the MPD’s training audits. Granger comes to this role after being in charge of the Violent Crimes Investigations Division (VCID) since October of 2015. The VCID includes homicide, robbery, […]

Commander Gerlicher

Scott Gerlicher

Scott Gerlicher is the Commander of the MPD’s Strategic Information and Crime Analysis Division, which provides the Department with intelligence and analysis needed for the distribution of resources. Commander Gerlicher started with the MPD in 1993 in the 5th Precinct. His rise through the ranks included positions in the Homicide Unit and roles as the […]

Commander Folkens

Bruce Folkens

Bruce Folkens is a Minneapolis Police Department Deputy Chief in charge of Investigations, overseeing both the Special Crimes Investigations Division and the Violent Crimes Investigations Division. The Commander began his MPD career in the 5th Precinct and then went on to work narcotics, gang and homicide cases before being appointed as a Commander of Special […]

Commander Case

Jason Case

Jason Case oversees the MPD’s Internal Affairs Unit (IAU). He previously served as the Commander in charge of the Leadership and Organizational Development Division (LOD). The IAU investigates complaints of employee misconduct and violations of Department rules. Commander Case started with the MPD in the 2nd Precinct in 1997, but also worked in the 3rd […]

Inspector Loining

Todd Loining

Todd Loining is the 2nd Precinct Inspector. He and his officers proudly serve the 19 neighborhoods that make up the Northeast section of Minneapolis. Inspector Loining joined the Minneapolis Police Department in 1993 as an officer in the 2nd Precinct. His career path took him through the Domestic Assault and Internal Affairs Units before he […]

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Mike Sullivan

Mike Sullivan is the 1st Precinct Inspector; he was previously the Inspector of the 3rd Precinct, a role he was appointed to in 2013. Inspector Sullivan began his Minneapolis Police Department career in 1991 as a patrol officer in the 5th Precinct. He’s been a Rangemaster and spent time in our Juvenile and Safe Streets […]

Inspector Waite

Kathy Waite

Kathy Waite is the Inspector in charge of the city’s 5th Precinct, taking over after several years as the head of the city’s 2nd Precinct. She began her career with the MPD in 1993 and has held a variety of positions in a number of different units throughout the Department, including positions within the K9 […]

Inspector Kjos

Mike Kjos

Mike Kjos was named 4th Precinct Inspector in 2016. He returns to command the precinct on the north side after a brief stint as the 1st Precinct Inspector. Prior to his time downtown, he spent two very successful years of commanding the 4th Precinct. Inspector Kjos began his MPD career in the 3rd Precinct in 1988 […]