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Help MPD Identify Arson Suspect

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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Robbery and Stabbing Victim Dies at Hospital

July 26, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Investigators from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Homicide Unit were notified today the 31-year-old female who had been stabbed during a robbery on July 15, 2017 has died. On July 15, 2017, just after midnight officers from the First Precinct responded to a report of a stabbing in Parking Ramp B, 516 […]

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Mayor Hodges and Acting Chief Arradondo Announce Body Camera Policy Change

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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Mayor Hodges and Acting Chief Arradondo Announce Body Camera Policy Change

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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Suspect Arrested after Fatal Stabbing

July 2, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to the 1900 block of Newton Avenue North on a report of a stabbing shortly before 12:22 a.m. When officers arrived at the address, they located an adult male victim with several stab wounds. Officers provided first aid to the victim until paramedics from North […]

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Early Morning Shootings Leaves Three Injured

July 1, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Around 2:23 a.m. officers from the 5th Precinct responded to the 3100 block of Hennepin Avenue South on a report of a person with a gun. As they were responding to the area, the call was updated to a shooting. Officers located two adult male victims, both suffering from gunshot wounds. […]

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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, […]

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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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Videos

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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.        

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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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