Violent Crime

Chief Janee Harteau

Violent Crime Up 4 Percent In Minneapolis

Violent crime is up by 4 percent in Minneapolis but overall it remains at one of the lowest levels in 30 years. Homicide is down from last year and so is rape.

01/07/2014

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2 Years On, Police Still Hunting For Terrell Mayes Jr.’s Killer

It has been two years since three-year-old Terrell Mayes Jr. was shot and killed. Mayes was with his brothers inside their home near 26th and Colfax Avenue in north Minneapolis when gunfire erupted. The children were running to a safe place when a bullet pierced the side of the house, killing Terrell. Friday, investigators and Terrell’s mother, Marsha Mayes, are again asking for help in finding the person responsible.

12/27/2013

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Minneapolis Sees Uptick In Violent Crime In 2012

Crime in Minneapolis remains among the lowest levels in decades, but there was a slight uptick in violent crime this year.

12/26/2012

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Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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Hennepin Co.: Significant Violent Crime Drop Since 2006

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says violent crime has decreased 38 percent countywide from 2006 to 2011.

02/20/2012

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Violent Crime In Minneapolis At Lowest Levels In Decades

The City of Minneapolis is reporting some of the lowest levels of violent crime the city has seen since the 1960s.

01/06/2012

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2011 Marks Drop In Minneapolis Crime Rate

Minneapolis Chief of Police Tim Dolan detailed some good crime figures for the past year.

01/06/2012

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Police: ‘Roaming Groups’ May Be Behind Mpls. Violence

Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan said Friday he believes “roaming groups” of adolescents may be responsible for the recent deadly violence in north Minneapolis. Dolan said they’re not gangs in the traditional sense.

08/26/2011

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Police Seek Public’s Help After Mpls. Shootings

Police are asking for the public’s help to solve recent shootings of three young boys in north Minneapolis — in a year that has seen a decline of violent crime in the area.

08/25/2011

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Officials: Violent Crime Down In Minneapolis

Recent numbers show violent crime is down in Minneapolis.

07/18/2011

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