Harteau To Be Reappointed As Minneapolis Police ChiefMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she wants Police Chief Janeé Harteau to stay on for another three years. The announcement comes after weeks of speculation that Hodges has been looking outside the department to find a replacement for Harteau.
New Website From Minneapolis Police Aims To Engage CommunityMinneapolis police are rolling out new technology they hope will not only help in fighting crime but also enhance transparency and accountability.
Minn. Law Enforcement Looking To Adopt 21st Century PolicingThe events in Ferguson, Missouri and State Island, New York exposed rifts in the relationships between local police and the communities they protect. In the Twin Cities, fatal police-involved shootings -- like those of Terrence Franklin and Marcus Golden -- have led to a growing distrust between officers and the public, especially among people of color.
7 South Mpls. Gang Members Indicted In Multi-Year Gang WarSeven south Minneapolis gang members face charges in connection to a multi-year gang war with their rivals, which includes a 2014 shooting outside the Hennepin County Medical Center, the United States Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Minneapolis Police Dept. Holds Public Hearing On Body CamerasBefore rolling out their body camera program, Minneapolis Police are looking for input from the public. The department met with concerned citizens at the University of Minnesota Saturday.
Suspect Arrested In Mpls. Mother-Daughter ShootingPolice arrested a man Friday who they say is responsible for shooting a 22-year-old mother and her 15-month-old daughter in a south Minneapolis park Thursday afternoon. The shooting comes as violent crime is going up in the city of Minneapolis.
Mpls. City Council Votes To Repeal Spitting, Lurking OrdinanceThe Minneapolis City Council voted Friday morning to repeal two laws that some say encourage racial profiling. The council vote was 12-1 in favor of rolling back those ordinances. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges praised the city council's decision.
Activists Want To Fix Minneapolis Racial DisparitiesCommunity activists want to fix what they call racial disparities in Minneapolis.
Driver's License Arrests Are 'Epidemic,' Police Chief SaysOne in six drivers stopped by police on Minneapolis streets do not have a driver's license.
Minneapolis Officer Indicted For Off-Duty AssaultsThe U.S. Attorney's office has indicted a Minneapolis Police officer for criminal civil rights violations. Michael Griffin, 40, is accused of assaulting at least four people while off duty.
Pepper Sprayed 10-Year-Old: 'We Didn't Do Anything Wrong'Dozens of people gathered in the rain Thursday night to protest the way police handled a rally on Wednesday. The group Black Lives Matter met at the government center in Minneapolis, then marched several blocks through downtown.
MPD Chief Opens Probe Into Alleged Cop Violence Against Boy, 10Minneapolis Chief of Police Janee Harteau said she launched an investigation after allegations that police went too far, even potentially harming a young boy, while monitoring a rally outside city hall Wednesday evening.