Mpls. Police Union President Delmonico Loses Re-Election BidThe face of the Minneapolis Police union for 16 years has lost his bid for re-election. Lt. John Delmonico ran mostly unchallenged since taking the job in 1999. Lt. Bob Kroll, the long-time union vice president, will take the top spot.
Bill Curbing Access To Police Body Camera Footage AdvancesA Minnesota bill that would limit public access to video footage from police body cameras cleared its first legislative hurdle Friday, advancing the debate over how to responsibly deploy devices that can provide a revealing look into law enforcement.
Mayor Responds To Criticism Over PhotoThe mayor of Minneapolis is making her first public comments about a photo that a police union leader says shows her flashing a gang sign.
Minneapolis Police Group Endorses Gov. DaytonMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's re-election campaign got a boost Sunday with an endorsement from a major law enforcement group. The Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis announced the endorsement Sunday afternoon, saying Dayton has fought for money to help keep – and hire – police officers across the state.
Mpls Police Speak On Arrest Of Community ActivistMinneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau is asking for people to withhold judgment in the arrest of community activist Al Flowers. Harteau says legally, she can't talk about the incident that led to Flowers arrest and his claim of police brutality.
Dayton Rejects Police Chief’s Misconduct Investigation Plan Gov. Mark Dayton says the state will not cooperate with Minneapolis police to investigate police misconduct. That's after the Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced the plan Wednesday, after months of consultation with the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).
Harteau Speaks Out On Cops Accused Of Using Racial Slurs Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau is promising decisive action after the investigations are complete into off duty officers’ conduct on two separate occasions.
Police Still Waiting For Evidence, Statements Before Speaking On Uptown Shooting It's been almost two weeks since an officer-involved shooting left one man dead and two police officers with gunshot wounds in a basement in south Minneapolis. Recently, Chief Janee Harteau has faced criticism for releasing few details about the case at this point.