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Up To 2,000 Officers Expected For Schneider’s Funeral

As many as 2,000 police officers from around the country are expected to attend the funeral for Shawn Schneider, the Lake City police officer who was shot in the head last month.

01/05/2012

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2 Lakeville Officers Honored With Chief’s Award

Two Lakeville police officers are being honored for their quick response and fast thinking, but this recognition comes with a special twist.

01/04/2012

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New London To Cut Police Hours

Residents of New London, Minn. will have fewer hours of police protection next year.

12/12/2011

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Cops Recall High-Speed Chase Where Suspect Got Away

A Minnesota police officer called it one of the most dangerous traffic stops of his career. Both his partner and he believed the driver they had just pulled over was not going to cooperate — and they were right.

11/02/2011

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Charges: Man Fired Shots At Cops Conducting Traffic Stop

An 18-year-old man has been charged after allegedly firing shots at Minneapolis police officers because he was “bored,” according to authorities.

09/16/2011

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Deputies Sued By Man Who Was Strip Searched

A man who was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving is suing two Olmsted County sheriff’s deputies he says conducted an unreasonable strip search.

08/25/2011

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Minn. Cops Celebrate Hot Dog Holiday With Eating Contest

It may not immediately come to mind as a major American holiday, but July 23 was National Hot Dog Day. July is also Hot Dog Month. To celebrate, teams of St. Paul and Minneapolis police officers faced off in an eating contest for charity.

07/26/2011

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Shooting At Mpls. Squad Car Has Officers On High Alert

An attack on one or two police officers is like an attack against the entire department. Most Minneapolis police officers out on patrol are on high alert a day after two of their own were shot at after a traffic stop.

07/26/2011

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Police Dogs, Handlers Compete For Certification

Police dogs from around the country were in Woodbury on Sunday to strut their stuff. The dogs and their handlers showed off their skills at the Region 18 trials in order to be certified as police K9s.

06/12/2011

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Minn. Woman Accused Of Kicking Police Officers

A Fergus Falls woman is under arrest after she allegedly kicked police officers.

06/09/2011

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Minn. Bill Would Mix Local Police In Immigration

A House panel has voted to invalidate ordinances preventing Minneapolis and St. Paul police from asking about a person’s immigration status unless related to a crime.

04/28/2011

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Group Home Resident Fights With Police, Shot Fired

Police say a 25-year-old resident of a Duluth group home is hospitalized after apparently being shot by an officer he assaulted and tried to disarm.

03/22/2011

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‘U’ Cops Hand Out Doughnuts

Police at the University of Minnesota are handing out doughnuts — and safety tips — as part of a campaign encouraging students to “Stand Up” when a situation doesn’t seem right.

03/22/2011

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Civil Suit Filed Against Minneapolis, 5 Cops In 2008 Death

A civil suit has been filed against five police officers and the city of Minneapolis. It centers on the death of former DJ “Q” the Blacksmith, who used to work at KMOJ radio.

02/25/2011

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Brother, Sister Charged After Fight With Cops

A brother and sister have been charged with fighting Apple Valley police officers, one of which sustained a mild concussion.

02/10/2011

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