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Multiple Vehicle Crash Leaves One Dead

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April 30, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) This morning at 9:36 a.m., Minneapolis Police responded to a personal injury motor vehicle crash where four vehicles collided at the intersection of Blaisdell Avenue South and 26th Street West. Two vehicles traveling southbound on Blaisdell Avenue South failed to stop for a red light and struck two vehicles that were […]

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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 […]

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Minneapolis Police Announce Medaria Arradondo will be Next Assistant Chief

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April 10, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Chief Janeé Harteau is proud to announce Medaria Arradondo will be the MPD’s next Assistant Chief, effective Sunday April 30th. “Rondo, and everyone who knows him calls him Rondo, brings incredible leadership and community building skills to this position. This promotion is part of our very intentional and strategic succession plan, […]

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MPD Leaders Continue Work on National Initiative for Building Community Trust & Justice

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The MPD’s work with the National Initiative (NI) for Building Community Trust & Justice continues. Our Deputy Chief of Investigations and the Lieutenant that oversees our intelligence operations are in Stockton, California to work on Procedural Justice and Group Violence Intervention programs.  Minneapolis and Stockton are 2 of the 6 cities chosen for their capacity […]

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Downtown Officers Prevent a Potential Stabbing

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Two MPD Officers working in downtown early Tuesday morning were able to prevent a dangerous situation from potentially becoming deadly. Officers witnessed a male threatening another man with a knife. Officers quickly arrested the 36-year-old suspect for Felony 2nd Degree Assault and recovered the knife. The suspect was booked into Hennepin County Jail. Case Number 17-120233. […]

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Female Dies at Hospital after Weekend Shooting

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April 5, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) The adult female victim that had been previously listed in critical condition at North Memorial Hospital died this morning. The name of the victim, along with the cause and nature of her death will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. The Minneapolis Police Department has assigned 4 detectives to […]