Block Leader Training

Join other residents throughout the 2nd Precinct to develop skills for effectively working with your neighbors and securing your property.

Monday February 27th at 11:30am(lunch provided) or May 2nd at 6:30pm-8:00pm

Location: Minneapolis Police Department, 2nd Precinct at 1911 Central Ave. N.E.

 Topics to be covered:

  • Introduction to Community Crime Prevention
  • How to organize a block/apartment club
  • Services of Community Crime Prevention
  • Responsibilities of a crime prevention block leader
  • How and when to use 911
  • How to solve problems effectively
  • Meet your crime prevention specialists
  • Best practices of property crime prevention

Please RSVP: Call 612-673-2874 or 612-673-2797 or email or

MnDOT I-94 Open House



Minnesota Department of Transportation will host an open house on February 23 from 4-7 p.m., at the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Building in the Nokomis Room at 2117 West River Road, Minneapolis.


The meeting will cover:

*Info about the I-94 project from Minneapolis to Brooklyn Center

*Opportunities to learn about MnDOT jobs

*Opportunities to learn about MnDOT internship programs

*Info about the Rethinking I-94 project and I-35W and Lake plus other MnDOT projects.

Cookies and coffee will be provided!  If you have questions, contact Dave Aeikens, Communications and Engagement with MnDOT Metro District Public Affairs.  Office: 651-234-7511, Mobile: 651-775-1261, Email:


Northern Metals Settlement Session

Listening session Wednesday, Jan. 18 on a possible Northern Metals settlement

 The City of Minneapolis and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) will host a meeting Jan. 18 to discuss recent developments regarding air pollution in north Minneapolis and Northern Metals Recycling.

Northern Metals, the City and the MPCA are close to reaching a settlement. Part of the settlement includes Northern Metals setting aside a sum of money to be used for remedying the effects of the company’s excess air pollution.

The final agreement needs to include details about how to use of this funding. Input is needed from  Ward 1 and Ward 3 residents on how best to use this part of the settlement (for example, pollution reduction or community health projects, etc.).

Ward 1 and Ward 3 Northern Metals listening session

Wednesday, Jan. 18
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Eastside Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second St. NE

Child care will be provided. In order to better accommodate child care needs, please call Leslie at 612-673-3544 if you would like child care. We would like to know how many children to expect.

At the meeting, MPCA officials will give a summary regarding the possible settlement and Minneapolis Health Department staff will give a presentation on environmental public health concerns in the area.

Questions? Call 311 for more information.


MPD Crime Alert

Incident Location: 0011** University AV NE

Date and Time:  1/4/2017 3:01:00 PM – 1/4/2017 3:06:00 PM

Primary Offenses:  Motor Vehicle Theft

Public Information:

Officers responded to listed location for a report of a AUTOTH.  Auto desk was contacted, blue card given to V1. …

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