A Hennepin County court has struck down an NFL policy preventing off-duty Minnesota police officers from bringing their firearms to Vikings games. Two police organizations challenged the rule, arguing that NFL policy cannot trump state law.
The Belle Plaine police officer accused of driving under the influence in November 2012 while off-duty pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one gross misdemeanor count of DWI. Bryan Pasek’s second DWI charge and his speeding ticket for driving 96 mph in a 55 zone on Highway 169 at Park Boulevard were dismissed. Pasek had registered a 0.17 BAC at the time.
A Lino Lakes police officer died after collapsing at a bar and grill in Hugo, Minn. early Sunday morning.
An off-duty officer has found himself on the other side of the law after police say he was driving under the influence and speeding.
Two men have been charged with assault after a fight broke out at the Minnesota State Fair and a police officer was kicked in the face.
A Minnesota state trooper is hospitalized after he was seriously injured in an off-duty motorcycle accident.