Professional Standards

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.

Training division

The MPD’s Training Division is responsible for MPD training.

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.

Support services

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.

Transcription Unit
We are part of the team that reviews the quality of reports entered into the MPD’s records system.

Last updated Apr 25, 2019



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