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Harteau, Rybak Calls 2 Officers’ Behavior ‘Appalling’

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.

07/30/2013

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Records Reveal Accusations Against 2 Mpls. Cops Placed On Leave

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.

07/28/2013

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Police Say Uptown Shooting Investigation Is Complete

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.

06/07/2013

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Serious Allegations Against Mpls. Police In Uptown Deadly Shooting

The attorney for the parents of a man shot and killed by police officers is making serious allegations against the Minneapolis Police Department.

05/30/2013

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New Charge Against Ex-Cop Accused Of Sex With Underage Girls

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.

05/22/2013

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Mpls Police Name Officer Driving SUV In Fatal Uptown Crash

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.

05/17/2013

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Good Question: What Do We Tell Our Kids About Staying Safe?

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.

05/08/2013

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Ex-Cop Accused Of Sex With Underage Girls Faces More Charges

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.

04/18/2013

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Good Question: How Do Investigators Analyze Hours And Hours Of Video?

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?

04/17/2013

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‘It’s Torture’: Man Says Mpls. Cops Beat Him For No Reason

A Minneapolis man says he was stopped by city police and beaten unconscious last year.

03/05/2013

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Mpls. Police Officers To Undergo Performance Training

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.

02/05/2013

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Authorities: Northeast Mpls Standoff Ends In Apparent Suicide

A standoff situation with an armed man Friday afternoon in northeast Minneapolis ended in an apparent suicide, authorities say.

01/04/2013

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Mpls’s 1st Female Police Chief Takes The Oath

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.

12/04/2012

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Man’s Tattoo Threatens Cop, Lands Him In Jail

A Minnesota man is in jail because of a Facebook picture of what police call a threatening tattoo.

11/08/2012

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Rybak Nominates Assistant Chief To Succeed Dolan

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak formally nominated the current assistant chief of the Minneapolis Police Department to succeed Tim Dolan after his retirement.

10/24/2012

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