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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

Darnell Vaughn (credit: Minneapolis Police Department)

Mo. Homicide Suspect Turns Himself Into Mpls. Police

The Minneapolis Police Department says a homicide suspect from Missouri has turned himself into authorities.

09/07/2012

Darnell Vaughn (credit: Minneapolis Police Department)

Cops: Help Police Locate Mo. Homicide Suspect Thought To Be In S. Mpls.

The Minneapolis Police Department wants the public’s help in locating a homicide suspect from Missouri thought to be in south Minneapolis.

09/06/2012

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Police Ask For Info After Mpls Bank Robbery

Police are asking the public’s help after a man robbed a Minneapolis TCF Bank Wednesday afternoon and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

08/23/2012

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Mpls. Wants Adult Ads Pulled From Backpage.com

The Minneapolis City Council is going after a website that investigators consider a major hub for child sex trafficking.

08/02/2012

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Police: 2 Arrested After Brief Chase In N. Mpls

Police arrested two men Thursday evening after a brief chase during which an officer fired a round, missing the target.

07/05/2012

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Minneapolis Police Sgt. In Jail For Assault

A sergeant with the Minneapolis Police Department is in jail Sunday night accused of assault, according to authorities.

06/17/2012

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Rybak Selects Assistant Chief To Succeed Dolan

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

04/30/2012

Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan (credit: CBS)

Minneapolis Police Chief Not Seeking 3rd Term

The top cop in Minneapolis says he will not seek another term. Tim Dolan, who has been chief of the Minneapolis Police Department since 2006, has notified Mayor R.T. Rybak that he will retire later this year.

04/25/2012

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After Saturday’s Arrests, OccupyMN Is Looking For Place To Occupy

Occupy Minnesota did not occupy anywhere Sunday night.

04/08/2012

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City Of Eyes: Your Camera May Help Mpls Police Fight Crime

Minneapolis police are the first in the country to merge two technologies to help officers fight crime.

03/19/2012

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Reward Now $8,000 In Case Of Boy Killed By Stray Shot

The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding who fired the stray bullet that killed a 3-year-old boy.

01/13/2012

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Officials To Increase Reward For Info. In Toddler’s Death

The Minneapolis Police Department and Crime Stoppers are teaming up to increase the reward for information regarding a 3-year-old’s death.

01/12/2012

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Mpls. Police Talk About Preventing Property Crime

Crime specialists with the Minneapolis Police Department are showing citizens how they can take steps to protect themselves from becoming victims of burglary or auto theft.

12/09/2011

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Mpls Police: Mobile Cameras Deter Crime In Shady Places

The latest crime fighting tool for the Minneapolis Police Department doesn’t involve more cops on the ground, but it does involve more eyes.

10/28/2011

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Police Release Composite Sketch In Attempted Abduction

The Minneapolis Police Department has released a composite sketch of a man they believe attempted to abduct a 14-year-old girl on Sept. 26.

10/03/2011

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Reward Offered In Murder Of 14-Year-Old

A reward is now being offered for information leading to an arrest in the murder of a 14-year-old boy who was gunned down in Minneapolis on Aug. 19.

08/29/2011

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Shooting At Mpls. Squad Car Has Officers On High Alert

An attack on one or two police officers is like an attack against the entire department. Most Minneapolis police officers out on patrol are on high alert a day after two of their own were shot at after a traffic stop.

07/26/2011

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