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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. […]

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Bicyclist Dies After Colliding with Van

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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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Early Morning Shooting Leaves Three Injured

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August 12, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the First Precinct responded to a shooting on the 300 block of Hennepin Avenue South at 2:50 a.m. When officers arrived in the area, they located three adult males, all suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers provided medical care to the victims until paramedics arrived. The victims were transported to […]

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Statement from Chief Medaria Arradondo regarding the Dar Al Farooq Mosque Explosion

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“The Minneapolis Police Department continues to monitor the incident and information released by investigative authorities related to the explosion that occurred at the Dar Al Farooq Mosque in Bloomington, MN earlier today.  At this time there are no known threats to any Minneapolis Mosques or Islamic organizations.  The MPD will work with our local Muslim community […]

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Early Evening Shooting Leaves One Dead

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July 28, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to a 9-1-1 call of a shooting on the 1600 block of Plymouth Avenue North around 8:41 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. Paramedics from Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) along with officers provided […]

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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 […]