Local Police Training For Encounters With People With Mental IllnessIt is estimated that about 10 percent of police calls involve a person with a mental illness. Some law enforcement agencies are now adding more training on how to deal with those calls, especially after some recent cases involving officers and people in emotional distress.
Police: 1 Arrested In Connection With Maplewood Home InvasionTips from the public helped Maplewood police catch one of three people wanted in connection with a home invasion. The crime took place Saturday afternoon at Carefree Cottages in Maplewood.
As Lawmakers Prep For Body Camera Debate, Questions LingerMinnesota lawmakers aren't finding easy answers as they try to hammer out rules for police wearing body cameras next year.
Maplewood Police: Man Fatally Shot Inside Home Was TargetedPolice say a man who was shot and killed inside his Maplewood home early Saturday morning was targeted by the suspect. The shooting happened at about 4:45 a.m. on the 2200 block of Hazel Street, according to Maplewood police. The suspect gained entrance to the home and fired a single shot, hitting and killing a 31-year-old man who lived there.
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.
Police Identify Husband As Suspect In Maplewood KillingPolice have identified the man they are looking for in connection to the Sunday shooting death in the St. Paul suburb of Maplewood.
Paramedics Under Investigation After Not Resuscitating 71-Year-Old WomanSix members of the Maplewood Fire Department are on paid administrative leave while the city investigates their decision to stop resuscitating a dying woman.
Investigation Of Toddler’s Murder In Maplewood ContinuesThe Maplewood Police Chief says it's one of the worst cases of child abuse, he's seen. The suspect, 35-year-old Leb Meak is charged with second degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's 18-month-old girl. Police found the child, not breathing, in Meak's home Thursday.
18-Month-Old Found Dead; Murder Suspect ArrestedAn 18-month-old baby was found dead, possibly murdered, in a Maplewood home Thursday morning.
Police Release Video Of Patient Attacking Nurses With BarMaplewood police released surveillance video Thursday of a patient who reportedly assaulted several nurses with a metal bar over the weekend.
Police Seek Suspect In Coffee Shop Laptop TheftsA rash of laptop thefts in the east metro has coffee shops on high alert. Thieves are stealing laptops right out of the hands of customers at businesses in Maplewood and St. Paul. Two recent cases at a Caribou Coffee happened in broad daylight. Nick Ryan occasionally stops by the Caribou on Rice Street in Maplewood.
Father Sentenced After 2-Year-Old Found With AlcoholA 42-year-old man was sentenced to two years of supervised probation and 45 days of electronic home monitoring after his 2-year-old son was discovered in the middle of the street holding alcoholic drinks, according to police.