Administrative services division
We work to improve the department's operations and efficiency and increase the department's professionalism of the department. We proactively identifies potential problems or deficiencies that need to be addressed.
- Early Intervention System (EIS)
The EIS is a program to designed to track officer behavior problems to assist in solving problems and helping officers.
- Internal Affairs Division (IAD)
- We review cases in which force is used.
- We investigate all allegations of misconduct involving MPD employees. Misconduct complaints are usually reviewed together with the civilian-based Office of Police Conduct Review.
- We are staffed by sworn police officers.
The MPD’s Training Division is responsible for MPD training.
In-service training includes all training for officers so that they meet POST (MN Peace Officers Standards and Training Board) requirements.
Pre-service training includes the MPD’s Academy and Field Training Officer programs. Police recruits learn the skills needed to serve as officers on the Minneapolis Police Department.
The MPD’s police Academy is key to new officer skill development. The training program lasts 5 to 8 months. New hires learn through class room work and scenario-based training.
- Field Training Officers
We help new academy graduates for several months.
Technology and support services division
We help the Department run smoothly by using a variety of technology tools.
Business Technology Unit (BTU)
We provide technical support for department's many public safety systems.
Intellectual Properties Initiative (IPI)
We host two systems used by many upper Midwest law enforcement agencies.
- The Automated Pawn System tracks transactions in pawn shops, second hand stores, and precious metal dealers.
- Workforce Director is a timekeeping and employee management system used by almost 20 government agencies, including the MPD, Minneapolis Fire Department and Minneapolis 9-1-1.
Property & Evidence Unit
We take in, organize and secure all evidence collected by the MPD. We also dispose of thousands of items that are not returned to owners. Many items cannot lawfully be returned.
Records Information Unit (RIU)
We oversee records generated and collected by the Minneapolis Police Department. Every year we respond to hundreds-of-thousands of data requests.
We are part of the team that reviews the quality of reports entered into the MPD’s records system.
Last updated Apr 25, 2019