The U.S. Attorney’s office has indicted a Minneapolis Police officer for criminal civil rights violations. Michael Griffin, 40, is accused of assaulting at least four people while off duty.
A Twin Cities woman is suing a Minneapolis police officer and the city for what she calls excessive force. Madelyn Milton, 23, says she needed seven staples in her head last June after being punched to the ground by Officer Tyrone Barze Jr.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two St. Paul police officers who were cleared of felony charges over allegations of police brutality could still be charged with misdemeanors.
The 54-year-old man who was detained via stun gun by Metro Transit police earlier this week is speaking out.
A Duluth police officer has been put on leave after he was caught on surveillance video hitting a man in a wheelchair.
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.
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.
A second St. Paul Police officer has been put on paid administrative leave as the department continues to investigate potential police brutality.
Criminal charges have been filed against the St. Paul man whose arrest earlier this week was caught on video and posted on YouTube.
A St. Paul police officer is on leave after his actions toward a suspect were caught on video.
St. Paul Police say they will address the content of a YouTube video showing an alleged incident of police brutality.
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.
Minneapolis police have turned to YouTube to tell their side of the story regarding the Occupy Movement.
A 15 year old girl was shoved into a wall and then arrested on a disturbing home video from Phoenix, AZ.
The St. Paul City Council is expected to approve a settlement Wednesday with a woman who claimed she was brutalized by a police officer.