Police chief and administration

We provide public safety services to support our environment and quality of life.

Overview

The Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) administration strives to 

  • Maintain employees' professional integrity
  • Create an organization with superior performance

The department has a decentralized command structure:

  • Chief
  • Assistant Chief
  • Deputy Chiefs
  • Chief of Staff
  • Precinct Inspectors
  • Commanders

Leadership

Administration

  • Chief of Police, Brian O'Hara
  • Acting Assistant Chief, Amelia Huffman
  • Deputy Chief Erick Fors, Patrol Bureau
  • Deputy Chief Troy Schoenberger, Professional Standards Bureau
  • Deputy Chief Kathy Waite, Investigations Bureau
  • Chief of Staff Christopher Gaiters, Community Engagement and Outreach Bureau

Precinct Inspectors

  • Inspector Bill Peterson, First Precinct
  • Inspector Sean McGinty, Second Precinct 
  • Inspector Jose Gomez, Third Precinct 
  • Inspector Charlie Adams, Fourth Precinct 
  • Inspector Katie Blackwell, Fifth Precinct 

Division Commanders

  • Commander Jason Case, Strategic Operations Division
  • Commander Travis Glampe, Technology and Support Services Division
  • Commander DeChristopher Granger, Administrative Services Division
  • Commander Jonathon Kingsbury, Special Operations and Intelligence Division
  • Commander James Novak, Violent Crimes Investigations Division
  • Commander Brian Sand, Internal Affairs 
  • Commander Grant Snyder, Procedural Justice Division
  • Commander Giovanni Veliz, Special Crimes Investigations Division
  • Director Shannon Johnson, Forensics Division 
  • Director Robin McPherson, Financial Operations

Contact us

Minneapolis Police Department

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 130
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

See list of City holidays

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Brian O'Hara

Chief of Police

Minneapolis Police Department

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S.
Room 130 
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1389

Amelia Huffman

Acting Assistant Chief

Minneapolis Police Department

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S.
Room 130 
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1389

Erick Fors

Deputy Chief Patrol Bureau

Minneapolis Police Department

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S.
Room 130 
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1389

Troy Schoenberger

Deputy Chief Professional Standards Bureau

Minneapolis Police Department

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S.
Room 130 
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1389

Kathy Waite

Deputy Chief Investigations Bureau

Minneapolis Police Department

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S.
Room 130 
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1389

Christopher Gaiters

Chief of Staff Community Engagement and Outreach Bureau

Minneapolis Police Department

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S.
Room 130 
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1389