Minneapolis Police Department

Minneapolis Police Department
WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 29, 2019 - 7:58 am
Minneapolis police are asking the public to help identify a suspected bank robber. The suspect is described as an adult male, possibly mixed race, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall, mid 20’s to late 30’s with facial hair (fake or real) present at the time of the robbery. Police say the...
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Edgar Linares
February 20, 2019 - 5:06 pm
Minneapolis Police say more of their officers are using their body cameras. The department reports that in the fourth quarter of 2018, body camera compliance was up to 90 percent. “In a relatively short time the men and women of the MPD have embraced a new technology that both aides them in their...
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Courtesy of Chauntyll Allen
Adam Carter
November 30, 2018 - 11:57 am
Two Minneapolis police officers are on administrative leave while an internal investigation looks into the decorating of a Christmas tree at the Fourth Precinct headquarters with ornaments that Mayor Jacob Frey called racist. The mayor wanted the person responsible for the tree fired by the end of...
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Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
November 27, 2018 - 2:28 pm
Police are investigating a possible homicide in a home in northeast Minneapolis. Minneapolis Police Spokesman John Elder says the body of an adult man was found inside a home on the 26-hundred block of Grand Street Northeast. “Based on evidence at the scene, this is being treated as a possible...
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March 26, 2018 - 7:38 am
An early Sunday morning shooting leaves one man dead, sends another to the hospital, has police searching for a motive, and searching for a suspect. Minneapolis police received a call of shots fired in the area of the 24-hundred block of Ogema Place about 1:20 a.m. Sunday. This is in the Phillips...
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Entercom Media
March 23, 2018 - 7:38 pm
Anti-police brutality activists are using the Mohamed Noor criminal case to call for a re-examination of other local police shootings that did not result in charges. Groups like Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar and Black Lives Matter joined families of shooting victims at the Hennepin...
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Entercom Media
March 22, 2018 - 12:07 pm
Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor is out of jail, after posting $400,000 dollars bail Wednesday night, hours after his first court appearance. The man charged in the shooting death of Australia native Justine Damond and his attorney left the Hennepin County jail at around 9:30 p.m.,...
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