A 32-year-old man is in custody after a standoff in Hopkins Monday, according to police. Hopkins Police Sgt. Mike Glassberg says police received a request at around 10:20 a.m. from Brooklyn Center to locate and arrest a suspect wanted in connection to a felony assault with a weapon.
WCCO-TV learned Wednesday night that the Minneapolis police union won’t fight the firing of two officers caught on camera using racial slurs. The police chief terminated SWAT officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell last week after the two got into a confrontation in Green Bay, Wis., last summer.
If you are in combat or investigating an active crime scene, not knowing what is around the corner or behind a closed door can be deadly. But what if you had a set of eyes and ears that could investigate without the threat of a life being lost?
Eden Prairie police found a woman and a man dead Saturday in a shooting that prompted the evacuation of an apartment building for several hours. Investigators weren’t immediately able to say whether the deaths were a murder-suicide or double-homicide, police spokeswoman Katie Bengtson said. But authorities are not looking for suspects, she added. A resident of the Eden Place apartment complex called 911 about 7 a.m. Saturday to report shots being fired in another unit. The Eden Prairie SWAT team and officers from other nearby suburban departments responded and surrounded the building.
Authorities are investigating a murder-suicide that took place Friday afternoon in Sherburne County. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call about 1:30 p.m. Friday about Christopher Norrbom possibly having shot his wife, and threatening to shoot himself, too.
A police SWAT team leader who was convicted of assaulting a man while off-duty at a bar has been fired by Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau. The termination took place on Feb. 21, 2013, but wasn’t made public until Wednesday.
St. Paul police said they are looking for a suspect in the city Wednesday after a man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.
A dead dog and a malnourished canine were discovered – in addition to illegal narcotics, drug paraphernalia and a large sum of cash – during a search warrant the Roseville Police and East Metro SWAT executed at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.
Authorities say four people are dead, including the suspect, after an hours-long police standoff at a Colorado townhome.
A standoff situation with an armed man Friday afternoon in northeast Minneapolis ended in an apparent suicide, authorities say.
When you see him with his baby daughter, or helping his wife set the dinner table, you can only imagine the contrast Officer Pete Stanton sees in his daily life. He’s a father, husband, part-time SWAT member and Minneapolis Police officer.
Police in North St. Paul said they have been dealing with an emotionally disturbed man on the 2000 Block of 6th Street North since Wednesday afternoon.
A hang-up 911 call Wednesday afternoon led officers to an Eagan residence on the 1700 block of Deerwood Drive where police learned a man was barricaded in the home and had made threats.
A benefit was held Saturday to help a man who was allegedly hurt by a Minneapolis police officer. Brian Vander Lee had two brain surgeries after police say he was punched last month at a restaurant by Minneapolis SWAT Sgt. David Clifford, who was charged with first degree assault.
A Twin Cities neighborhood is safe after a Facebook post led to a seven-hour standoff Monday.