Police Bid To Keep Most Body Camera Footage Private RejectedMinnesota police departments lost their bid Monday to classify most body-camera footage as private. The commissioner for the Department of Administration rejected a request to temporarily wall off the data until state lawmakers pass body-camera regulations.
Minnesota Cities Press For Body-Camera Footage RestrictionsSixteen Minnesota cities are petitioning the state for a temporary declaration that police body camera data be presumed private in most instances. An application for the data classification was filed late Monday with the Department of Administration, which must decide within the next three months.
Rental Space For Minn. Senators: $2.4M To $2.9M Minnesota Department of Administration officials estimate it would cost at least $2.4 million to rent temporary space for state senators and staff during the ongoing Capitol renovation.
State Patrol Retires Motorcycle UnitThe Minnesota State Patrol announced Friday that it has disbanded its motorcycle patrol program. The unit's remaining five Harley Davidson motorcycles will be put up for auction beginning on April 21.