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Man Dies at Hospital after Shooting

September 18, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) On September 16, 2017, Investigators from the MPD’s Homicide Unit were notified that the man who had been injured in a shooting from September 12, 2017, had died at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). The name of the deceased, as well as the nature of his death, will be released by […]


Man arrested in Fatal Car Crash

The Minneapolis Police Department has arrested an adult male connected to the September 17th fatal crash that occurred at the intersection of Stinson Boulevard Northeast and Ridgeway Parkway. Michael Laurence Campbell, age 21, has been booked into the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center on Probable Cause Criminal Vehicular Homicide. … The booking photo of the […]


Man Dies after Morning Shooting

September 15, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the 3rd Precinct responded to Franklin Avenue East and Chicago Avenue South at approximately 7:15 a.m. after someone called 911 to report a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult male who had been shot. Paramedics transported the man to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) where he was […]

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Man Dies in Early Morning Shooting

September 9, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fifth Precinct responded to the 4500 block of Stevens Avenue South around 2:52 a.m. in response to several 9-1-1 callers who heard the sound of gunshots. One of the 9-1-1 callers reported a vehicle crashed into the freeway sound wall just east of Stevens Avenue South. When officers […]


Investigators Looking for Information Following Morning Homicide

August 29, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) This morning, at 5:48, Fourth Precinct officers responded to an unknown trouble call on the 3500 block of Penn Avenue North. When officers arrived, they found a deceased adult male inside a vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was in a car in a parking lot near the intersection […]


Bicyclist Dies After Colliding with Van

August 17, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Minneapolis Police responded to a personal injury crash involving a vehicle and bicyclist at the intersection of Lowry Avenue North and 2nd Street North at 5:42 a.m. An adult female bicyclist was traveling northbound on 2nd Street North and an adult male in a vehicle was traveling westbound on Lowry Avenue […]

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Asst. Chief Arneson Talks Leadership w/ Girls Basketball Team

This week, MPD Assistant Chief Kris Arneson had the privilege of being an honorary coach for the North Community H.S. girls basketball team. Before the game, she spoke with the girls about her career in law enforcement and role as Assistant Chief. She also talked about being a female leader and encouraged them to be […]

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Officers Take 31 Guns off Streets in 1 Week

From January 24th- 30th 2017, Officers from the MPD have recovered 31 guns. Each of these guns were recovered from people who were arrested for a crime and were not allowed to be in possession of a firearm under the law. The guns were recovered after traffic stops related to shots fired calls, vehicle chases, […]


Buying or Selling on Craigslist? Use a Precinct as Your Meet-up Location!

Do you buy or sell items on craigslist or another online marketplace? Ever get a nerve-wracking feeling when you have to meet up with a stranger to complete the deal? The MPD welcomes and encourages you to meet-up at any of our five precincts when buying or selling items. They are open and staffed with […]

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7/18/17 Press Conference Regarding Officer Involved Shooting – AC Arradondo Remarks

Watch: Minneapolis Police Department Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo addresses the media regarding the officer involved shooting.        


The latest from Chief Harteau on Pride

“I want to recognize and acknowledge everyone’s viewpoints. I also want to thank Pride for their decision after a very thoughtful conversation yesterday. I look forward to future discussions, I look forward to seeing everybody out at the parade on Sunday, and I want to wish everybody a happy Pride!”

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MPD Black History Month: Digging Deeper than the Archives

In an effort to honor Black History Month, the Minneapolis Police Department took a deep look into the history of African American Officers in the Department. The road hasn’t always been smooth, but several courageous cops who care about their communities paved the way for what we see today; a department committed to celebrating and […]

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