Minneapolis City Leaders Discuss Black Lives Matter ProtestsMinneapolis' mayor, police chief and two city council members faced the media Thursday afternoon to discuss the on-going protests in the city's Fourth Precinct. Thursday is the fifth day of protests over the death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis Police officer last weekend.
Lawmakers Renew Push To Regulate License Plate ReadersMinnesota lawmakers are restarting a two-year-long push to set rules for how law enforcement agencies use automated license plate readers. The cameras are usually mounted on squad cars, logging car locations into a database. Police say they help track down stolen cars and aid in investigations.
Police: Repair Shop Employees Were Speeding In Squad CarsThe Roseville Police Department says it’s ending its dealings with a local repair shop after its employees allegedly drove marked squad cars too fast down County Road C.
Patrol: Slow Down, Drivers...You Keep Crashing Into Squad Cars The State Patrol is urging drivers to slow down after four people crashed into squad cars since the start of last weekend. On Monday, the State Patrol posted a video to YouTube with footage of a collision Friday on Interstate 94 near the St. Croix rest area. It shows a driver losing control and smashing into the back of a squad car that had stopped on the side of the road.
Des Moines Officers Hurt When 2 Squad Cars Collide Three Des Moines police officers have been treated for injuries they suffered in a collision of two squad cars.
State Patrol Says 10 Squads Struck This YearThe Minnesota State Patrol says March has been a particularly dangerous month for troopers.
Officers Shoot Man After He Rammed Into Squad CarsA 41-year-old man was killed by police after they say he rammed his vehicle into unmarked squad cars and refused to stop.
$4,000 Reward Offered In Orono Squad Car ArsonAuthorities are offering a $4,000 reward to help figure out who set two police squad cars on fire in Orono, Minn. Police say an officer pulled into the Orono Police Department on Sept. 14 to find two squad cars fully engulfed in flames.
Man Gets 2 Years In Prison For Ramming SquadsA man convicted of an assault on two deputies of the U.S. Marshals Service in Minnesota has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Orono Squads Vandalized With Carp, Spray PaintPolice are looking for the person who damaged three police vehicles overnight using, among other things, dead carp.