Adding Officers To Patrol North Side Reducing Gun ViolenceAn increase in the number of police officers who patrol north Minneapolis has led to a decrease in gun violence.
To Stem Gun Violence, Harteau Puts More Officers In North Mpls.Gun violence is a big problem on the streets of Minneapolis, and Police Chief Janee Harteau says she’s placing particular focus on city’s north side.
With 65 Shooting Victims This Year, Mpls. Sees Spike In Gun Violence Incidents involving guns are increasing across Minneapolis. Since the beginning of the year more than 65 people have been shot, that's a more than 90 percent increase over this time last year.
Minnesota Mother Invited To Obama's Gun Control SpeechA Minnesota mother was there while President Barack Obama laid out his plan for executive action on gun control Tuesday. Diane Sellgren listened to the president speak in person, along with Gabby Giffords and other gun-violence survivors.
A Look At Gun Violence In Mpls. & The Community's Response Gun violence in Minneapolis has many who live in the line of fire speaking out. Residents say it's time to take back the streets, and some say it begins at home.
Chief Harteau Focused On Keeping Guns Out Of The Wrong HandsPolice chief Janee Harteau says it isn't easy to predict when and where these homicides will happen because the motives vary. She says the common denominator in most homicides this year has been guns in the hands of the wrong people.
Police Investigating After Night Of Violence In The Twin CitiesIt's been a violent 24 hours in the Twin Cities. Police in Minneapolis are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in the area 30th Avenue North and Emerson Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Chief Harteau Speaks At Gabby Giffords' Anti-Gun Violence ConferenceMinneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau is in Washington, D.C. Wednesday as part of the launch of a new bipartisan group called "Women's Coalition for Common Sense." The group was started by former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. She survived after she was shot in the head at a campaign event in Arizona back in 2011. Giffords says gun violence is directly a women's issue.
Chief Harteau Addressing Another Violent Weekend In MinneapolisSunday night, the chief of the Minneapolis Police Department spent time walking the streets of Minneapolis after another deadly weekend. Three people have been shot to death across the city over the past couple of days, bringing the number of homicides to 34 for 2015.
Hennepin Co. Att'y Speaks Out About Downtown Gun ViolenceAfter a weekend of crime in the heart of the Minneapolis tourism district, the Hennepin County Attorney is speaking out. On Wednesday, Mike Freeman told the Minneapolis City Council's public safety committee gun violence is a very real thing in downtown.
Minn. Lawmakers Hear From Gun Violence Prevention GroupAt a rally Monday, members of "Protect Minnesota" talked about the need for a uniform background check on all gun sales.
Ex-Rep. Giffords Discusses Gun Violence In MinneapolisFormer Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords visited Minneapolis on Monday afternoon. Giffords was meeting privately with Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau and domestic violence prevention advocates.