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Increased Burglaries in Longfellow & Seward

There has been a significant rise in residential burglaries in Seward and Longfellow. This November, the entire third precinct saw more than 139 reported residential burglaries. During the…

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Former Washburn Athlete Charged in Shooting Death in Seward

Chappell, booking photo, N. Dakota. Cedric Chappell Jr., a 21-year-old North Dakota college football player, was charged today in the shooting death of Willie J. Smith III that…

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Five Missing Girls: Found

The five girls that went missing after school on Monday (9/30), have been found according to the Minneapolis Police Department. The girls were between the ages of 11…

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Recent Spate of “Robberies of Persons” in Seward and Longfellow

Five “robberies of persons” occurred within two days in Seward and Longfellow. As a result, police are increasing their patrols in the neighborhood. At this point, two possible…

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Door Knocking Brings Domestic Violence Issues to Light

A night of door knocking in Longfellow took an unexpected turn for Ward 12 City Council candidate Andrew Johnson last Thursday. Johnson told Fox9 News that as he…

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Citizens Police Academy: Traffic Unit

We signed up for the Minneapolis Police Department’s Citizens Academy, a ten-week crash course on policing in Minneapolis. We’ll be bringing the best of each session to you….

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UPDATE: Break-In at Parka and Forage

On the heels of the Monday night break in at the Blue Door Longfellow, employees at Parka and Forage arrived to work this morning to find that the…

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Citizens Police Academy: Narcotics Unit, Block Clubs

We signed up for the Minneapolis Police Department’s Citizens Academy, a ten-week crash course on policing in Minneapolis. We’ll be bringing the best of each session to you….

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Citizens Police Academy: MPD Organization, CERT, & the Police Academy

Did you know that the Minneapolis Police Department runs a ten-week citizens academy? We didn’t either until we saw the post about an upcoming session. We thought it…

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Fight Turns Deadly – Police Search for Information

Update (10:30 a.m., 3/28/2013): The Star Tribune reports that the homicide victim was 45-year-old Jimmie R. Herron. He died from a heart attack after getting in a fight…

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