Minneapolis Police Group Endorses Gov. DaytonMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's re-election campaign got a boost Sunday with an endorsement from a major law enforcement group. The Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis announced the endorsement Sunday afternoon, saying Dayton has fought for money to help keep – and hire – police officers across the state.
MPD Officer Wins 5th Consecutive Charity Eating ContestThe Twin Cities finest stretched their stomachs Tuesday afternoon -- all in the name of charity. Officers from St. Paul, Minneapolis and the Anoka County Sheriff's Department took part in the third annual "Wiener Take All" hot dog eating contest.
Mpls. Police Union Won’t Fight Firing Of Cops Who Used SlursWCCO-TV learned Wednesday night that the Minneapolis police union won't fight the firing of two officers caught on camera using racial slurs. The police chief terminated SWAT officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell last week after the two got into a confrontation in Green Bay, Wis., last summer.
Harteau Speaks Out On Cops Accused Of Using Racial Slurs Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau is promising decisive action after the investigations are complete into off duty officers’ conduct on two separate occasions.