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Police Call For Expanding ShotSpotter Program In North Mpls.

Increased gun violence in north Minneapolis and a call for added protection has police asking to expand the ShotSpotter program. The City Council will vote Friday to provide extra funding to expand the program that officers say is a valuable crime fighting tool.

06/11/2014

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Mpls. Police Fire Live Ammo To Calibrate ShotSpotter System

Minneapolis Police will conduct a calibration test of its ShotSpotter technology Monday night in two precincts. According to police, testing will occur in the Folwell and Central neighborhoods, respectively in the 4th and 3rd precincts. The Folwell testing starts at 7 p.m., and the Central testing starts at 8:15 p.m. In each test, 25-50 shots will be fired for calibration purposes. Guns will be fired by officers in to a bullet trapping system, which safely absorbs bullets fired at close range.

09/23/2013

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Man Shot, Killed In S. Mpls ID’d

Authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed Tuesday morning on the city’s south side.

08/22/2012

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Mpls Police Chief Talks On The Costs Of Crime

It seems like a simple equation: more police on the streets equals less violence.

07/13/2012

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Behind The ‘ShotSpotter’ Technology In Mpls

It was a first for the city of Minneapolis’ ShotSpotter technology: too much activity on New Year’s Eve brought it to a complete stop.

01/03/2012