U.S. Police Chiefs Meet With Paul Ryan In His Hometown Police chiefs from around the country have converged in Janesville to discuss ways to reduce the use of deadly force.
Trump Expected To Lift Limits On Military Surplus GearIf president-elect Donald Trump keeps his promise, surplus military grenade launchers, bayonets, tracked armored vehicles and high-powered firearms and ammunition will once again be available to state and local U.S. police departments.
Canadian Cops Threatening Drunk Drivers With NickelbackCops in Canada appear to have taken a page from their counterparts in Minnesota in threatening to subject drunk drivers to disagreeable pop music on their rides to jail.
Body Cams To Soon Be On All Mpls. Cops Responding To 911 CallsStarting this fall, every Minneapolis police officer who responds to a 911 call will wear a body camera.
Mpls. Cop Fired For Use Of Force Returning To The StreetsA Minneapolis police officer who was fired for use of force will soon be returning to work.
Report: Police Across The U.S. Abuse Confidential DatabasesPolice officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found.
De-Escalation & Rights: Officers Get Training On Dealing With ProtestersMore than 1,100 officers from agencies across the east metro were taught Thursday in St. Paul how to deal with large crowds, during emotionally charged protests.
Ellison To Discuss Policing Doc With Filmmaker, BLM ActivistMinnesota Rep. Keith Ellison will be part of a discussion Thursday on policing in America following the screening of a documentary focusing on the Ferguson shooting and police militarization.
After Texas, La. Shootings, Support Pours In For Minn. PoliceHere in Minnesota, support is pouring in for local officers. Some officers say they are seeing “unprecedented” encouragement.
2 Found Dead In Columbia Heights Home; No Foul Play SuspectedPolice in Columbia Heights say no suspects are being sought and there is no foul play suspected after two people were found dead in a home on Monday morning.
Local Police Training For Encounters With People With Mental IllnessIt is estimated that about 10 percent of police calls involve a person with a mental illness. Some law enforcement agencies are now adding more training on how to deal with those calls, especially after some recent cases involving officers and people in emotional distress.
Mpls. Police Begin Training In Program To Build Community TrustThe Minneapolis Police Department has begun a year-long training effort to help build relationships between officers and the communities they serve.

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