Police Brutality

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‘Black Lives Matter’ Protest Brings Thousands To MOA; Some Shops Locked Down

Despite warnings of arrest, a group protesting the recent deaths of black men by police say they will show up to Mall of America Saturday.

12/20/2014

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U Of M Medical Students To Take Part In Nationwide ‘Die-In’

Students from the University of Minnesota Medical School’s chapters of Physicians for Human Rights and Student National Medical Association participated in a “die-in” on Wednesday afternoon. The “die-in” is part of nationwide protests against the lack of indictments for police killings in Ferguson, Mo. and New York.

12/10/2014

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Another Round Of Protests In Mpls. Sunday

Sunday marked another day of protests in Minneapolis. The protesters are joining a nationwide effort to demonstrate against what they consider police brutality. It follows the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two men who were killed by police officers. In both cases, grand juries reviewed the evidence and did not indict the officers.

12/07/2014

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Achieving Diversity In Police Ranks No Easy Task

When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn’t take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department’s 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic.

09/14/2014

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Recorded Arrest Of St. Paul Man Is Under Review

Cellphone video of a black Minnesota man’s arrest is attracting attention eight months after it was recorded, and now a civilian police review board is looking into the incident. Chris Lollie, 28, says he was doing nothing wrong when he was sitting in a St. Paul skyway in January.

09/02/2014

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St. Paul Police Request Further Review Of Kicking

Two St. Paul police officers who were cleared of felony charges over allegations of police brutality could still be charged with misdemeanors.

01/08/2013

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Mpls. Man Alleges Abuse By Metro Transit Police

The 54-year-old man who was detained via stun gun by Metro Transit police earlier this week is speaking out.

10/26/2012

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Duluth Cop Filmed Fighting Man In Wheelchair

A Duluth police officer has been put on leave after he was caught on surveillance video hitting a man in a wheelchair.

10/01/2012

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Man In Arrest Video Pleads Not Guilty To Charges

A man shown being arrested in a controversial Youtube video involving two St. Paul Police officers has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from incidents with his ex-girlfriend.

09/24/2012

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Leaders Call For Justice In Wake Of YouTube Arrest Video

A man who was beaten by St. Paul Police joined his lawyer and leaders from the NAACP and African American Leadership Council at Lewis Park in St. Paul on Saturday, the same place where police arrested Hightower four days ago.

09/01/2012

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2nd Officer On Leave Over YouTube Arrest Flap

A second St. Paul Police officer has been put on paid administrative leave as the department continues to investigate potential police brutality.

08/31/2012

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Charges Filed Against Man Shown In YouTube Arrest Video

Criminal charges have been filed against the St. Paul man whose arrest earlier this week was caught on video and posted on YouTube.

08/30/2012

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St. Paul Cop Caught on Video

A St. Paul police officer is on leave after his actions toward a suspect were caught on video.

08/30/2012

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St. Paul Police Address YouTube Arrest Video

St. Paul Police say they will address the content of a YouTube video showing an alleged incident of police brutality.

08/29/2012

Police Brutality

Mpls. Man: Police Beat Me For Gun, Despite My Permit

A Minneapolis man says he was beaten by police as he left a downtown nightclub. Zachary King says he was walking to his car when police noticed his gun in his waist band. He claims he told police he had a permit to carry, but they still attacked him.

06/23/2012

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