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Off-Duty Cop Convicted Of Assault Terminated

A police SWAT team leader who was convicted of assaulting a man while off-duty at a bar has been fired by Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau. The termination took place on Feb. 21, 2013, but wasn’t made public until Wednesday.

05/22/2013

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Questions Remain In The Wake Of Uptown Shooting, Crash

Police say Terrance Franklin, a burglary suspect, was shot during a struggle with police. He died at the scene. Two officers were also shot, but we don’t yet know who shot them. Moments after that shooting, and not too far away, Ivan Romero died. A squad SUV responding to the shooting collided with the motorcycle he was driving with his girlfriend. She’s still recovering.

05/13/2013

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Families Of Mpls. Police Shooter, Crash Victim Seek Answers

Families and investigators want answers tonight, questioning why two men are dead and three others, including police officers, are in the hospital. Police were trying to catch Terrance Franklin yesterday afternoon for suspicion of burglary. They say he hid in a house near 27th and Bryant in Minneapolis.

05/11/2013

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Police: Two Officers Shot In South Minneapolis, Suspect Killed

Two Minneapolis police officers suffered gunshot wounds, a suspect was killed and a motorcyclist died in a collision with a squad SUV Friday afternoon — all during a chase on the city’s south side, authorities say.

05/10/2013

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Sen. Franken Joins Police Chief To Promote Law That Protects Women

One in three women are assaulted by someone they know. Now the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act will help protect women in Minnesota.

04/01/2013

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Mpls. Police Officers To Undergo Performance Training

On Monday, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau introduced President Barack Obama. But on Tuesday, the chief said she was doing something more important — kicking off a two-day training session to improve the way officers do their jobs.

02/05/2013

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Henn. Co. Sheriff And Obama Discuss Guns, Mental Illness

Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek and several other law enforcement officials met Monday with President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss gun violence and mental illness.

01/28/2013

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Summit In Minneapolis To Address Gun Violence

Mayors, police chiefs and prosecutors from around the upper Midwest are meeting in Minneapolis to talk about gun violence — and how they can work together to prevent it.

01/10/2013

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Hotel Workers Learn How to Spot Child Sex Trafficking

Law enforcement officials are working with Twin Cities hotels to put a stop to child sex trafficking.

01/08/2013

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Mpls’s 1st Female Police Chief Takes The Oath

Janee Harteau took the oath Tuesday to become the City of Minneapolis’s first female police chief. The ceremony was held at Minneapolis City Hall on Tuesday afternoon.

12/04/2012

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Rybak, City Council Approve New Chief Harteau

The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to confirm the nomination of Janeé Harteau on Friday morning. She joined the Minneapolis Police Department as an officer in 1987, and has worked her way up to assistance chief.

11/30/2012

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Police: All Clear, No Evidence Of Downtown Mpls. Shooting

Minneapolis police gave the all clear Friday as they say they found no evidence of any gunshots fired, bullets or victims after there was a report of shots fired that morning at a downtown Minneapolis office building.

11/16/2012

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Rybak Nominates Assistant Chief To Succeed Dolan

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak formally nominated the current assistant chief of the Minneapolis Police Department to succeed Tim Dolan after his retirement.

10/24/2012

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Girlfriend Of Man Shot By Police Says He Wasn’t Threatening

A domestic call turned deadly early Saturday morning after police opened fire on a man they say had a knife.

05/12/2012

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Rybak Selects Assistant Chief To Succeed Dolan

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak announced his intention to nominate the current assistant chief of the Minneapolis Police Department to succeed Tim Dolan after his retirement.

04/30/2012

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