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Two Arrested Following Evening Homicide

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May 22, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to a Shotspotter activation in the area of 21st Avenue North and Ilion Avenue North at 7:40 p.m. When Officers arrived, they were directed to the intersection of Broadway Avenue West and Ilion Avenue North where an adult male had been found shot in a […]

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Minneapolis Police Department and Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Host Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

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May 12, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau and Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek will honor the 69 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty in Hennepin County since 1884. This annual event gives the members of both agencies a chance to pay their respects to those who have given […]

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Woman Dies in Afternoon Shooting

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May 12, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Today around 3:15 p.m. officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to the 600 block of Broadway Avenue West on a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult female who had been shot. The victim was transported to North Memorial Medical Center (NMMC) by paramedics, where she was […]

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MPD’s 2016 Annual Report

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This is our Annual Report from last year, where you can find summaries and highlights from our precincts, divisions and many of our units. This is a cumulative look inside the MPD which focuses on employees efforts, successes and leaders.

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MPD Inspectors Detail Summer Safety Strategies

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The MPD’s five Inspectors provided details on their summer safety plans. Each Precinct Commander put together a plan to increase public safety and community engagement, catered specifically to their jurisdictions, heading into the summer months. To watch the safety plan for a specific precinct, go to these times: 1st- :20 2nd- 4:45 3rd- 10:55 4th- […]

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Two Injured in Evening Shooting

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April 26, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the First Precinct responded to the 1500 block of Park Avenue South on a report of a disturbance at a residence around 6:45 p.m. While officers were responding another 911 caller provided information that someone had been shot. Officers arrived and were unable to locate a victim. Several witnesses […]

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Minneapolis Police Announce New Deputy Chief and 4th Precinct Inspector, Effective August 20th

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Minneapolis Police Announce New Deputy Chief and 4th Precinct Inspector, Effective August 20th   April 25th, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Chief Janeé Harteau is proud to announce Michael Kjos will be the MPD’s newest Deputy Chief, in charge of the department’s newly formed Operations Bureau. He will oversee all aspects of 9-1-1 response at the precinct level […]