Critics, Supporters Fill Reappointment Hearing For Mpls. Police Chief HarteauMinneapolis residents packed city council chambers Wednesday to speak out about the reappointment of Police Chief Janeé Harteau. Statements from people were mixed at the public hearing that was a continuation from last week.
BCA, Family: Man Shot By Police Over The Weekend DiesJamar Clark, the 24-year-old north Minneapolis man who was shot by police Sunday, has been taken off life support and has died, according to both family members and now the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Gov. Dayton Says Highway Protest Was 'Extremely Dangerous'Gov. Mark Dayton says he's concerned about protests over a shooting by Minneapolis police that led to the hours-long shutdown of a major freeway and supports steps to prevent similar disruptions. Dayton praised state and local authorities Tuesday for showing restraint and providing ample warning.
Minneapolis NAACP President Speaks Out On I-94 ArrestsMore than 50 demonstrators arrested in a protest that shut down a Twin Cities freeway have now been released. Dozens of protesters blocked traffic on Interstate 94 near 7th Street and Broadway Avenue for about two hours in north Minneapolis Monday night.
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.
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.
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 Harteau Marries Partner Of 25 YearsThe city's top cop is now a married woman. According to the spokeswoman for Minneapolis Police, Chief Janee Harteau married her partner of 25 years, Sgt. Holly Keegel, on Friday. Keegel is also with the department.
Community Demands Action, Harteau Apologies Over Race-Related IssuesMinneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau met with a Citizen's Advisory Council this afternoon to talk about the recent race-related problems involving a handful of officers. Off-duty officers allegedly used racial slurs during recent bar fights in both Green Bay and Apple Valley.
Rybak, City Council Approve New Chief HarteauThe 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.
Dolan Endorses Ban On High-Capacity Gun ClipsMinneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan is throwing his support behind federal legislation that would ban high-capacity ammunition clips.