Minneapolis Police

Victim Of Northeast Minneapolis Fatal Stabbing ID'dThe victim of a fatal stabbing last Thursday night has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office. Flowera Jene Ransom, 53, was found stabbed in the neck by Minneapolis police in an apartment building on the 2500 block of Central Avenue Northeast. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
MPD, Henn. Co. Sheriff Vie For Vikings Security DutyWhen the Minnesota Vikings play at home, their stadium becomes one of Minnesota's largest cities. The safety of 65,000 fans is a top priority for the team. The Vikings have paid at least 60 Minneapolis police officers in the past to work each game day, which is a separate job from their city service.
Police: 1 Dead, 1 Injured, Suspect At Large In Mpls. ShootingMinneapolis police say one person was killed and another was injured in a shooting Friday night, and the suspect is at large. The fatal shooting happened just after 10:30 p.m., when police got a ShotSpotter notification around the 1800 block of Newton Avenue North.
Police: 2 Found Shot To Death In South Minneapolis HomeTwo people are dead and two are in custody after a shooting in a south Minneapolis residence early Friday evening, according to police. The shooting was reported at about 5:12 p.m. on the 2200 block of 10th Street South.
Mpls. Police: Missing Boy With Autism Has Been FoundMinneapolis police's John Elder says the boy has been located safe and sound but had no other details.
Harteau To Be Reappointed As Minneapolis Police ChiefMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she wants Police Chief Janeé Harteau to stay on for another three years. The announcement comes after weeks of speculation that Hodges has been looking outside the department to find a replacement for Harteau.
Minn. Law Enforcement Looking To Adopt 21st Century PolicingThe events in Ferguson, Missouri and State Island, New York exposed rifts in the relationships between local police and the communities they protect. In the Twin Cities, fatal police-involved shootings -- like those of Terrence Franklin and Marcus Golden -- have led to a growing distrust between officers and the public, especially among people of color.
Police: Minneapolis Man, 68, Disappears After WeddingMinneapolis police say the family of a 68-year-old man have reported him missing. Robert Lee Wood was last seen leaving a wedding reception at the Embassy Suites in Bloomington on the night of Sept. 5. Wood's family says his disappearance is very uncharacteristic of him.
Multiple DWI Offender Leads Police On Chase Down I-35WAt around 7:23 p.m., Minnesota State Patrol officers say they received a 911 call from concerned drivers about a truck hauling a trailer, swerving all over the busy Minneapolis highway.
Mpls. Officer & Father Accused Of Using Public Tax Dollars For Personal GainThe son and alleged co-conspirator of the man who headed Community Action Minneapolis made his initial appearance in federal court Friday.
Ex-CEO Of Minneapolis Nonprofit Indicted On Fraud ChargesThe former head of a Minnesota nonprofit and his son, a Minneapolis police officer, have been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy, fraud and theft.
Police: 2 U Of M Students Lured Into Alley & RobbedPolice in Minneapolis have issued a crime alert after two University of Minnesota students were robbed near campus.