Minneapolis Police Department facts for kids
|Minneapolis Police Department|
|Motto||"To Protect with Courage, To Serve with Compassion!"|
|Preceding agency||Municipal Police|
|Legal personality||Governmental agency|
|Divisional agency||City of Minneapolis in the U.S. state of Minnesota , U.S.|
|Map of Minneapolis Police Department's jurisdiction.|
|Size||58.4 square miles (151 km2)|
|Governing body||Minneapolis City Council|
|Overviewed by Civilian Board||Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority Board|
|Headquarters||Downtown Minneapolis City Hall|
|Stations, Substations, and Safety Centerss||9|
|Helicopterss||Available from the Minnesota State Patrol|
The Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) is the police department in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was formed in 1867, making it the second-oldest police department in Minnesota. The Saint Paul Police Department is the oldest, formed in 1854. The department has four precincts with over 800 officers and 300 other employees.
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From 2005 to 2006, officers monitored protest rallies against the War in Iraq, here in downtown Minneapolis.
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