MPD, MFD and Park Police square off in BBQ “Battle of the Badges” Sept. 9

Whose barbeque cuisine will reign supreme? Find out Saturday, Sept. 9, when the Minneapolis Police Department, Minneapolis Fire Department and Minneapolis Park Police square off in the fifth annual BBQ "Battle of the Badges" and community gathering.

Battle of the Badges: The People’s BBQ
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9  
North Commons Park, 1801 James Ave. N.

The event, presented by the Minneapolis Police Activities League, will feature one team of officers from the MPD, one team of firefighters from the MFD and one team from the Park Police who will cook up their best ribs for a large judging panel. It’s free, including the food (while it lasts), and will include plenty of activities and live music.

Published Sep 5, 2017



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