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The 2nd Precinct Advisory Committee (2PAC) is happy to announce that on December 24, 2916 it will sponsor the 33rd Annual Dinner to recognize the service of First Responders in the precinct. See the Calendar for details. The event will be held at the MPD 2nd Precinct Station House, 1911 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN […]
October 13th, 2016 | Read More
From note from Jeffrey to 2nd Precinct Inspector Todd Loining — “I was very pleased to see the ‘speed trailer’ placed at University Avenue and 1st Avenue NE yesterday. I believe it was helping, as I observed brake lights on a number of vehicles coming over the crest of University Avenue hill as they […]
October 10th, 2016 | Read More
“East Hennepin Beat” Squad Car Reinstated
The NIEBNA/NEBA “Extra Patrols Committee” (Kevin Upton, Craig Beddow, Jeffrey Meehan – representing NIEBNA, and Lynne Surdyk & Michael Rainville representing NEBA) met recently with 2nd Precinct Commander Inspector Todd Loining to discuss and strategize about how the handle current under staffing of 2nd Precinct Officers to minimize the impact on police service in the area.
The discussion also touched on the importance of Police Visibility relative to crime reduction. It was pointed out that since Officer Elliot Wong’s van was retired, there has been a perception in the neighborhood that patrols had diminished. Officer Wong’s van was like a rolling Police billboard advertisement, and was obviously missed. It was suggested that Officer Wong’s current squad be identified in some manner as our neighborhood patrol vehicle. Inspector Loining took immediate action, and the results are shown in the images attached. The Committee is very pleased by the Inspector’s swift action.