Minneapolis Police Department
Over the last few years, the Minneapolis Police Department has faced much public scrutiny. A new review from the Department of Justice highlights the work that needs to be done.
Minneapolis police say a pedestrian is in the hospital after a collision with a squad car Wednesday morning. According to Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder, shortly before 9 a.m. a police officer called for an ambulance on 34th Street East and Nicollet Avenue South.
Classes will resume Thursday at Southwest High School after the Minneapolis high school closed Wednesday due to a “credible threat.”
Nine Twin Cities police officers are among the estimated 25,000 paying their respects to one of the officers shot to death in New York.
City police say that while investigating an abduction of a little girl earlier this month in north Minneapolis they were made aware of a similar, unreported abduction that happened in October.
Minneapolis Police have new information Tuesday about a man who lured a 7 year-old girl away from her North Minneapolis home.
Minneapolis police are warning the public of a scam that uses the department’s phone number. Police say they’ve received reports from people who said they were contacted by someone claiming to be with the IRS. The caller ID shows the Fifth Precinct main number: 612-673-5705.
Bargain hunters were out awfully early Friday morning getting a jump start on their holiday wish-lists. The National Retail Federation says 140 million shoppers will search for the best deals this weekend.
The National Football League and NFL Players Association may be preparing to battle over Adrian Peterson’s immediate future. The league has declined to reinstate the star running back from the commissioner’s exempt list until the league has reviewed the case. The union, however, believes Peterson should be removed from the list now that his legal matter has been resolved.
The Minneapolis Police Department, the largest in Minnesota, has become the latest to equip its officers with body cameras in what officials say is an effort to improve transparency and hold police accountable. Thirty-six officers will test two camera models over the next several months, with plans to roll them out department-wide by late 2015.
Two University of Minnesota students were allegedly robbed and assault near campus early Friday morning, according to police. The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Friday near the intersection of 6th Street SE and 12th Avenue SE.
Starting Friday, several Minneapolis police officers will start wearing body cameras to record their interactions with the public.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) says the Minneapolis Police Department’s arrest rates for low-level, nonviolent offenses shows dramatic racial disparities.
Minnesota’s law enforcement community is making changes to protect from the potential for Ebola. All Minneapolis police squad cars, bikes and Segway’s have a new tool in the fight against an invisible threat to public health.
A man is recovering after being stabbed overnight in downtown Minneapolis. The stabbing occurred around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning near a bus stop on 5th Street and Nicollet Mall.