Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) at a Glance

Police Chief and Administration

The Chief of Police is Medaria Arradondo. The Administration team also is made up of the Assistant Chief Mike Kjos and Deputy Chief of Staff, Art Knight. The Investigations Bureau is lead by Deputy Chief Erick Fors. The Professional Standards Bureau is headed by Deputy Chief Henry Halvorson.

Five precincts comprise the Patrol Bureau which is overseen by Assistant Chief Mike Kjos.

Deputy Chief of Staff

Homeless & Vulnerable Population Initiative
This initiative serves as a link between the homeless and social service agencies which connect the homeless to valuable resources.

Procedural Justice Division

Recruitment and Hiring Division

Strategic Analysis
The strategic analysis team helps MPD direct resources in response to crime patterns and criminal activity throughout the city.

U-Visa Program
A U-Visa provides temporary for victims of crimes (U Nonimmigrant status certification) who assist in prosecution.

Special Operations & Intelligence Division

Specialty Units

Office of Public Information
This office is responsible for providing information to the community.  The team manages the MPD's social media accounts and coordinates data practices requests made by journalists. Public Information officers also respond to major incidents to provide information to the general public.

Investigations Bureau

Violent Crimes Investigations Division

Special Crimes Investigations Division

Juvenile Division

Forensics Division

Office of Professional Standards

The Office of Professional Standards serves the department in a variety of functions. It includes Administrative Services, Internal Affairs, Leadership and Organizational Development, Technology and Support Services such as the Business Technology Unit as well asProperty & Evidence and the Records Information Unit.

Last updated Aug 27, 2018



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Salary Compliance Notice:
State statute 471.701; Notice of Salary Compliance, requires that the City post for not less than 90 days
the job title of the three highest paid employees along with their base salary. For 2018 these were:
1. City Attorney, $186,490
2. Assistant City Coordinator Convention Center, $183,600
3. Director Public Works, $181,191


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