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Metro Transit Police Department Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Drones
The Metro Transit Police Department has an unmanned aerial vehicle program, according to a 2021 report from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Agency: Metro Transit Police Department
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Metro Transit Police Department has an unmanned aerial vehicle program, according to a 2021 report from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Minneapolis Police Department Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Predictive Policing
The Minneapolis Police Department began using predictive policing as early as 2011 and acquired the Group Violence Intervention predictive policing system in 2016.
Agency: Minneapolis Police Department
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor:

The Minneapolis Police Department began using predictive policing as early as 2011 and acquired the Group Violence Intervention predictive policing system in 2016.

Minneapolis Police Department Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Real-Time Crime Center Fusus
The Minneapolis Police Department's Strategic Information Center access a network of video cameras and other data systems using Fusus technology.
Agency: Minneapolis Police Department
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Real-Time Crime Center
Vendor: Fusus

The Minneapolis Police Department's Strategic Information Center access a network of video cameras and other data systems using Fusus technology.

Minneapolis Police Department Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Gunshot Detection ShotSpotter
The Minneapolis Police Department has been using ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology since 2007. It expanded its use of ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology to encompass a wider area in 2019.
Agency: Minneapolis Police Department
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Gunshot Detection
Vendor: ShotSpotter

The Minneapolis Police Department has been using ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology since 2007. It expanded its use of ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology to encompass a wider area in 2019.

Minneapolis Police Department Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Real-Time Crime Center
The Minneapolice Police Department opened its real-time crime center in April 2020 The RTCC uses the Fusus Unified Awareness platform, and analysts access the 911 and dispatch system, video feeds from around the city, and ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology.
Agency: Minneapolis Police Department
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Real-Time Crime Center
Vendor:

The Minneapolice Police Department opened its real-time crime center in April 2020 The RTCC uses the Fusus Unified Awareness platform, and analysts access the 911 and dispatch system, video feeds from around the city, and ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology.

Minneapolis Police Department Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Camera Registry
The Minneapolis Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras.
Agency: Minneapolis Police Department
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor:

The Minneapolis Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras.

Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport Police Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Automated License Plate Readers
The Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport Police disclosed to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension that it uses automated license plate readers.
Agency: Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport Police
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport Police disclosed to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension that it uses automated license plate readers.

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Automated License Plate Readers
The ​Hennepin County Sheriff's Office disclosed to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension that it uses automated license plate readers.
Agency: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The ​Hennepin County Sheriff's Office disclosed to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension that it uses automated license plate readers.

Minneapolis Police Department Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Video Analytics Arxys
The Minneapolis Police Department uses Milestone software to analyze the video motions captured by video surveillance cameras.
Agency: Minneapolis Police Department
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Video Analytics
Vendor: Arxys

The Minneapolis Police Department uses Milestone software to analyze the video motions captured by video surveillance cameras.

Minneapolis Police Department Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Body-worn Cameras Axon
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $1,030,500 to the Minneapolis Police Department from 2015-2018 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program. MPD uses Axon body-worn cameras.
Agency: Minneapolis Police Department
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $1,030,500 to the Minneapolis Police Department from 2015-2018 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program. MPD uses Axon body-worn cameras.

Minneapolis Police Department Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Automated License Plate Readers PIPS
The Minneapolis Police Department has been using automated license plate readers since at least 2009.
Agency: Minneapolis Police Department
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: PIPS

The Minneapolis Police Department has been using automated license plate readers since at least 2009.

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Face Recognition
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has been using face recognition software since 2013.
Agency: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Face Recognition
Vendor:

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has been using face recognition software since 2013.

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Automated License Plate Readers PIPS
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has used automated license plate readers since at least 2013.
Agency: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: PIPS

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has used automated license plate readers since at least 2013.

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Cell-site Simulator Harris Corp.
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office acquired a Kingfish cell-site simulator from Harris Corp. in 2010, according to research by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.
Agency: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Cell-site Simulator
Vendor: Harris Corp.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office acquired a Kingfish cell-site simulator from Harris Corp. in 2010, according to research by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Minneapolis Hennepin County MN Drones DJI
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office operates two DJI drones as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office operates two DJI drones as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

West Hennepin Public Safety Department Independence Hennepin County MN Drones
The West Hennepin Public Safety Department has an unmanned aerial vehicle program, according to a 2021 report from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Agency: West Hennepin Public Safety Department
State: MN
City: Independence
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The West Hennepin Public Safety Department has an unmanned aerial vehicle program, according to a 2021 report from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Orono Police Department Orono Hennepin County MN Drones
The Orono Police Department spent $8,449 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 77 times without a warrant that year.
Agency: Orono Police Department
State: MN
City: Orono
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Orono Police Department spent $8,449 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 77 times without a warrant that year.

Eden Prairie Police Department Eden Prairie Hennepin County MN Drones
The Eden Prairie Police Department spent $12,388 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 7 times without a warrant that year.
Agency: Eden Prairie Police Department
State: MN
City: Eden Prairie
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Eden Prairie Police Department spent $12,388 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 7 times without a warrant that year.

Crystal Police Department Crystal Hennepin County MN Drones
The Crystal Police Department spent $11,000 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 5 times without a warrant that year.
Agency: Crystal Police Department
State: MN
City: Crystal
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Crystal Police Department spent $11,000 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 5 times without a warrant that year.

Bloomington Police Department Bloomington Hennepin County MN Drones
The Bloomington Police Department spent $1,070 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 23 times without a warrant that year.
Agency: Bloomington Police Department
State: MN
City: Bloomington
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Bloomington Police Department spent $1,070 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 23 times without a warrant that year.

Crystal Police Department Crystal Hennepin County MN Automated License Plate Readers
As of 2019, the Crystal Police Department had an automated license plate reader mounted on one patrol car
Agency: Crystal Police Department
State: MN
City: Crystal
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

As of 2019, the Crystal Police Department had an automated license plate reader mounted on one patrol car

Bloomington Police Department Bloomington Hennepin County MN Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Bloomington Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in December 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Bloomington Police Department
State: MN
City: Bloomington
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Bloomington Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in December 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Crystal Police Department Crystal Hennepin County MN Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Crystal Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Crystal Police Department
State: MN
City: Crystal
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Crystal Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

St. Louis Park Police Department Saint Louis Park Hennepin County MN Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The St. Louis Park Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: St. Louis Park Police Department
State: MN
City: Saint Louis Park
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The St. Louis Park Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Brooklyn Center Police Department Brooklyn Center Hennepin County MN Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Brooklyn Center Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Brooklyn Center Police Department
State: MN
City: Brooklyn Center
County: Hennepin County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Brooklyn Center Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.