St. Paul Police Department
A debate over police body cameras is stirring a call to action by a group that previously shut down Minnesota freeways while protesting law enforcement tactics. The Senate Judiciary Committee was considering the body camera legislation Thursday.
Minnesota lawmakers are being advised to think beyond police officer body cameras as they consider how to manage loads of data being scooped up by newer law enforcement tools. Government data policy expert Don Gemberling told the House Civil Law Committee on Tuesday that fast-evolving technology makes it important that any rewrite of access laws isn’t too narrowly focused.
Nine Twin Cities police officers are among the estimated 25,000 paying their respects to one of the officers shot to death in New York.
St. Paul Police have taken up a new assignment–a new way to help children in need.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is calling for a review after video of an arrest was made public. Chris Lollie shot a video as St. Paul Police arrested him in a skyway in January. It was posted to YouTube this week.
Residents of downtown Minneapolis may have been alarmed Monday night by the sight of low-flying helicopters near city buildings. But the police departments of Minneapolis and St. Paul say the public has nothing to fear, as it’s all part of a Department of Defense training exercise.
If you’re hearing or seeing helicopters around the Twin Cities metro, don’t be alarmed. The St. Paul and Minneapolis police departments say it is part of a training exercise involving military helicopters.
A St. Paul, Minn. police officer was allegedly attacked by a Hudson, Minn. man attempting to take the officer’s gun. Anthony Michael Nickson, 49 faces two counts each of terroristic threats and attempting to disarm a police officer, and one count of terroristic threats during a violent crime.
On Saturday night, a St. Paul Police officer was working off duty at a Super America gas station, in uniform, when a man came into the store asking to go to jail. The officer thought it was a joke, but soon found himself in a fight for his life.
What started as a pursuit of a carjacking suspect turned into an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul Sunday afternoon. The incident left two officers and a teenager injured, and a suspect dead. The incident began with a car crash near Jackson Street and Cook Avenue.
Bloomington Police arrested 16 people in a recent prostitution sting, including the former CEO of a Twin Cities hospital. David Cress, 64, was among the 15 men and one woman arrested on Tuesday. North Memorial Medical Center cut ties with Cress after police arrested him in a prostitution sting in Richfield four years ago.
Friends and family of a St. Paul woman killed in a hit-and-run say they’re not giving up. They’re working to help police find the driver who killed 53-year-old Tracy Klotz three months ago.
Friday marked a very interesting day in Minnesota history. On Jan. 17, 1934, the heir to the Schmidt Brewery fortune was kidnapped by the Barker-Karpis gang in St. Paul. Ed Bremer was held by the gang for 10 days, before his family paid a $200,000 ransom. When it came to crime eight decades ago, author Paul Maccabee says criminals had everything they needed right here in Minnesota’s capital city.
Police in St. Paul are asking the public’s help in finding out how a man’s body ended up in an alley Friday morning on the city’s west side.
Officials in St. Paul say they’ve found an 85-year-old man who went missing Tuesday, a day of extreme heat and humidity, after seeking the public’s help.
The St. Paul Police Department showed off its new and improved crime lab Thursday. Last year, the lab came under fire and suspended drug testing after defense attorneys challenged the lab’s work in several Dakota County drug cases.
The Monday morning suspicious death on St. Paul’s west side has been ruled a homicide by gun shot, according to police.
St. Paul police said they are looking for a suspect in the city Wednesday after a man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.
Gov. Dayton has ordered flags to be lowered at half-staff Friday in honor of a fallen St. Paul police officer.
Police are offered a reward for information that leads to the arrest of a robbery suspect who stole from a St. Paul bank on Thursday afternoon.
More than two years after surviving an attack, a St. Paul police officer is in a new fight for what her family calls fairness.
A crime lab controversy could force prosecutors in three Twin Cities counties to drop cases against drug suspects.
The two officers involved in a domestic dispute shooting Tuesday in St. Paul that left a suspect with non-life threatening injuries were identified Wednesday afternoon.
The city of St. Paul honored fallen heroes this afternoon. It was the 50th annual St. Paul Police Memorial Day Service, remembering 31 officers who died in the line of duty.
Authorities have identified the 32-year-old woman who was the victim of a homicide Saturday in St. Paul.