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Minneapolis Has Major Racial Disparity In Arrests, ACLU Study Says

New data compiled by the American Civil Liberties Union found black people are nearly nine times more likely to be arrested for low-level offenses than white people.

05/28/2015

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University Of Minnesota Names New Chief Of Police

The University of Minnesota has named a new chief of police Tuesday. Matthew Clark, of the Minneapolis Police Department, will join the university as the chief of police.

05/26/2015

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Cops: 1 Injured In Overnight Dinkytown Shooting

Police in Minneapolis say they are investigating after a shooting early Monday morning in Dinkytown.

05/25/2015

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Benefit Held For Fmr. Mpls. Police Spokesman In The Fight of His Life

A benefit is being held Monday for a Minneapolis cop who’s in the fight of his life. Jesse Garcia is battling Stage 4 cancer that started in his stomach and has spread to his liver and the bones around his chest cavity.

05/25/2015

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Police: Friday Night Stabbing Victim Dies

A 51-year-old man died after being stabbed in the neck last week, according to Minneapolis Police. The Minneapolis Police Department said Dmitri Randolph Manning, of Minneapolis, was found bleeding and unconscious Friday night on the 800 block of Park Avenue.

05/17/2015

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MPD Chief Opens Probe Into Alleged Cop Violence Against Boy, 10

Minneapolis 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.

05/14/2015

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Minneapolis Police Near End Of Body Camera Testing Program

The Minneapolis Police Department is in the final stages of its body camera test program. Thirty-six officers from three different precincts volunteered to test and evaluate the cameras.

05/13/2015

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Minneapolis Police Department Sidelines Its Transport Vans

The Minneapolis Police Department has pulled all of its transport vans out of service. The department wants to make sure the vehicles are safe for officers, and those in custody, to ride in.

05/07/2015

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1 Dead In Minneapolis Shooting

One man is dead after a shooting in Minneapolis early Thursday morning. According to police, around 3:30 a.m. officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 2100 block of 3rd Avenue South.

05/07/2015

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Illicit Massage Parlors See New Form Of Crackdown

In the last few years, the difficulty of dispelling massage parlor prostitution through traditional police methods has prompted some cities to experiment with a new enforcement approach.

05/06/2015

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Mpls. Cop On Home Assignment While Dept. Investigates Teen’s Arrest Video

A Minneapolis police officer is on home assignment while the police department investigates a video in which he apparently threatens a suspect.

05/06/2015

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Mpls. Police: 2 Arrested After Fleeing, Hitting Vehicle & Causing Gas Leak

Minneapolis police say two suspects are in custody after fleeing police and causing a gas leak Thursday night.

04/24/2015

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Mpls. Police Seek Public’s Help Finding Teenage Homicide Suspect

The Minneapolis Police Department is asking the public’s help in finding a 17-year-old boy suspected of fatally shooting a woman last week on the city’s south side.

04/19/2015

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Police: Some Evidence Files Damaged In Mpls. City Hall Fire

The Minneapolis Police Department has closed its Property Room after a fire in Minneapolis City Hall’s sub-basement early Monday morning.

04/13/2015

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Police: Be Cautious Of Counterfeit Wild Playoff Tickets

Police are warning fans to be cautious so their enthusiasm doesn’t turn them into victims as the Minnesota Wild clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs Tuesday night. Police arrested a Minneapolis man who is accused of purchasing a few Minnesota Wild tickets on Ticketmaster, and turning them into dozens of counterfeit ones.

04/08/2015

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1 Dead In Minneapolis Shooting

A 17-year-old is dead after a shooting in Minneapolis Monday night. According to police, around 10:45 p.m. officers were alerted of a shooting in the 2200 block of 13th Avenue South from the shot spotter system.

04/01/2015

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2 Minneapolis Neighborhoods See Wave Of Burglaries

Over a five-day period, two small neighborhoods along the western edge of Minneapolis have seen 10 home burglaries.

Police say that several of the burglaries in the Willard Hay and Lind Bohanon neighborhoods appear to be related. Burglars have taken household electronics, cash and other items, though in several cases the homes were not entered.

03/30/2015

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Sgt. Garcia Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Mpls.

Minneapolis Police Sgt. Jesse Garcia has filed a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis, saying his career was sabotaged after the “Pointergate” incident last fall.

03/10/2015

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2 In Custody After Police Chase Ends At St. Paul High School

Police have two people in custody Friday after a late-night chase that went from Minneapolis into St. Paul. According to police, around 10 p.m. Thursday officers received information that a wanted felon, who was possibly armed, was driving near 25th Avenue North and Newton Avenue.

02/27/2015

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On Body Cameras, Lawmakers Weigh Privacy Versus Transparency

A debate over police body cameras is stirring a call to action by a group that previously shut down Minnesota freeways while protesting law enforcement tactics. The Senate Judiciary Committee was considering the body camera legislation Thursday.

02/19/2015

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Police Search For Suspect In New Brighton Car Chase

Police are searching for the suspect from a car chase that led police from Minneapolis to New Brighton Thursday night. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, just before 10 p.m. an officer attempted to stop a vehicle in Minneapolis as the driver was reportedly acting suspicious.

02/06/2015

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Police: Shoplifting Suspect Struck Mpls. Cop With Car

Police in Minneapolis say an officer suffered injuries Saturday night after a shoplifting suspect struck him with a car.

02/01/2015

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Review Of Mpls. Police Dept. Calls For More Transparency

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.

01/28/2015

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Mpls. Police: Pedestrian Hurt After Collision With Squad Car

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.

01/28/2015

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Southwest High School To Resume Class Thursday

Classes will resume Thursday at Southwest High School after the Minneapolis high school closed Wednesday due to a “credible threat.”

01/28/2015

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