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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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No Charges Against Officers In Fatal Day Care Shooting

The Anoka County Attorney’s Office says there will be no charges against two Ramsey Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Chaz Michael Havenor. On Aug. 28, 2014, the two officers answered a call of a suspicious car in the parking lot of The Learning Lodge, on the 6100 block of 157th Lane Northwest.

11/17/2014

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Off-Duty Officers May Bring Guns To Vikings Games

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.

08/14/2014

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Minneapolis To Increase Police Presence Through Labor Day

The mayor and police chief of Minneapolis announced Wednesday that the Minneapolis Police Department will be increasing police resources in north Minneapolis as well as crime hot spots in south Minneapolis. The police department will be approving overtime for four more officers and one more supervisor in north Minneapolis — along with four more officers in south Minneapolis – from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. every day through Labor Day.

07/23/2014

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Hennepin Co. Law Enforcement Conducting Warrant Sweeps

Police officers, sheriff deputies and FBI agents in Hennepin County will be making an extra effort on Tuesday to find drug offenders with warrants.

06/10/2014

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BCA: 2 Shot By Officers In Eden Prairie Had Knife; Officers ID’d

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has released more information in the deadly highway shooting in Eden Prairie last week.

02/12/2014

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Franklin’s Family Attorney: Uptown Shooting Case Not Over

The attorney for the family of Terrance Franklin, who was shot and killed by police in Uptown, says the case is not over, despite a grand jury decision.

09/26/2013

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Man Sentenced For Shooting At 2 Cops After Fight With Brother

A 41-year-old West St. Paul man has been sentenced for shooting at two police officers after a fight at his home with his brother Sunday morning, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

09/12/2013

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Community Demands Action, Harteau Apologies Over Race-Related Issues

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau met with a Citizen’s Advisory Council this afternoon to talk about the recent race-related problems involving a handful of officers. Off-duty officers allegedly used racial slurs during recent bar fights in both Green Bay and Apple Valley.

08/07/2013

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2 Mpls. Police Officers Placed On Administrative Leave

Sources have confirmed with WCCO that two Minneapolis police officers have been placed on paid leave in connection to an incident in Green Bay, Wis. last month.

07/26/2013

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St. Paul Man Acquitted Of Murder Charges Against Police Officers

A 41-year-old West St. Paul man accused of shooting at two police officers after a fight at his home in March of 2012 was acquitted of murder charges, but was found guilty on felony assault charges, Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced Wednesday.

07/17/2013

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Local Officers Participate In Active Shooter Training

It seems like there has been a string of shooting rampages all across the country over the last year, and now the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is providing training sessions of how to deal with a situation where an active shooter is involved.

06/11/2013

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Bill: Extra $5 On Insurance Policies To Fund Police, Firefighter Pensions

Take a close look at your homeowner and auto insurance policies — the cost may be going up. Minnesota lawmakers are considering a bill to add a $5 surcharge on every policy in the state.

04/04/2013

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St. Paul Police Officers Recall Dramatic Ambush

For the first time, the St. Paul police officers who were ambushed in October are talking about their horrifying experience.

01/17/2013

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Baxter Woman Accused Of Breaking Officer’s Ankle

A woman in Crow Wing County is accused of breaking a police officer’s ankle as she struggled against her arrest. Forty-four-year-old Jennifer Burnos, of Baxter, is charged with obstruction.

01/17/2013

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