Minneapolis Police Department
Some Minneapolis city leaders believe fitting police officers with cameras on their uniforms can save the city money and protect officers from frivolous complaints. On Thursday, council members Betsy Hodges, Gary Schiff and Cam Gordon showed the body cameras to members of the media.
Minneapolis Police say its homicide unit is investigating a suspicious death near the city’s downtown area. The Minneapolis Police Department said officers found a dead man in an apartment on the 1200 block of 8th Street South just after 5 p.m.
The Minneapolis Police Department said their Twitter account had been hacked Monday evening after it offered the department’s 2,382 followers a couple of weight loss links.
A Hennepin County Grand Jury is hearing testimony in a police shooting case. Twenty-two-year-old Terrance Franklin died last May after being shot several times in the basement of a home in Uptown.
Twenty-two robberies in September’s first 11 days prompted the Minneapolis Police Department to issue a crime alert Wednesday advising residents on how to avoid and respond to robberies.
Police say they have located a 15-year-old girl who went missing over the weekend and who was believed to be in a dangerous situation in the north metro area. Charo White had last been seen Saturday near Xerxes Avenue North and Plymouth Avenue North.
Chanting “no justice, no peace” a group of a couple of dozen protesters gathered outside the Minneapolis Police Department headquarters on Saturday afternoon. Organizers demand justice for 22-year-old Terrence Franklin who was killed by Minneapolis police in a basement shootout in Uptown back on May 10. Police said Franklin shot and injured two Minneapolis officers.
The Minneapolis Police Department released a statement Thursday concerning the May 10 officer-involved shooting in Uptown that left two officers injured and a 22-year-old suspect dead.
Baseball is a great equalizer. It brings people from all different ages, races and backgrounds together for one reason: to have fun while playing or watching a game. That driving theme could be witnessed Wednesday’s game at Target Field.
No charges will be filed against two Minneapolis police officers who got into a fight in Green Bay, Wis. earlier this summer.
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau is promising decisive action after the investigations are complete into off duty officers’ conduct on two separate occasions.
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau said she’s outraged after seeing the behavior of two of the city’s officers during an incident in Green Bay, Wis. Both have since been placed on administrative leave. An active internal affairs investigation began Friday into the off-duty officers, Brian Thole and Shawn Powell, after an incident that occurred last month.
More details are expected this week on why two Minneapolis police officers were placed on administrative leave. That’s when court records become available from an incident that led to their arrest at a Green Bay bar last month.
The Minneapolis Police Department announced Friday that the investigation into last month’s officer-involved shooting in Uptown, which left a 22-year-old man dead, is complete. But is all authorities are saying. In a press release, the department said it presented the case to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office Friday morning. A police spokesperson told WCCO that the department is not going to make any statements on its findings until the attorney’s office completes its part of the investigation.
The attorney for the parents of a man shot and killed by police officers is making serious allegations against the Minneapolis Police Department.
A 32-year-old former Minneapolis police officer charged with sexually assaulting underage girls he met on social media sites now faces an additional charge. Amended charges were filed last week against Bradley Schnickel, 32, of Andover.
The Minneapolis Police Department has named the officer who was driving the SUV involved in a collision last week in Uptown that killed a 24-year-old motorcyclist and injured his passenger.
The kind of kidnapping that captivates the country — and the media — is thankfully very rare. On average 115 children under the age of 18 are abducted by strangers each year, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
A 32-year-old former Minneapolis police officer, who already faces charges in Anoka County, has been charged by Hennepin County with four addition counts of Internet or computer solicitation of children.
Within an hour of the Boston Marathon bombing, we were watching video of the explosion. The volume of video authorities are pouring over to try to find a suspect is staggering. So how do investigators analyze all that video?
A Minneapolis man says he was stopped by city police and beaten unconscious last year.
On Monday, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau introduced President Barack Obama. But on Tuesday, the chief said she was doing something more important — kicking off a two-day training session to improve the way officers do their jobs.
A standoff situation with an armed man Friday afternoon in northeast Minneapolis ended in an apparent suicide, authorities say.
Janee Harteau took the oath Tuesday to become the City of Minneapolis’s first female police chief. The ceremony was held at Minneapolis City Hall on Tuesday afternoon.
A Minnesota man is in jail because of a Facebook picture of what police call a threatening tattoo.