Justine Ruszczyk Damond's Family Calls For Changes Within Minneapolis Police DepartmentJohn Ruszczyk, the father of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, offered a sharp critique of the initial handling of her murder case.
Mayor Frey Says MPD Will Comply With Officer Training PolicyHowever, the mayor and the Minneapolis Police Federation still appear to be at odds over so-called "warrior" training.
Defying Demands Of Mayor Frey, Police Union President Announces Free 'Warrior' Training For OfficersFollowing Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey’s banning of “fear-based, warrior style” training for Minneapolis police, an online training program will be offered free to all Minneapolis police officers.
Vice President Walter Mondale Stumps For Keith Ellison In Attorney General RaceA number of Minnesota races are in the national spotlight this year, including the one for attorney general. Democratic candidate Keith Ellison has been accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend. He denies it. Vice President Walter Mondale, who also served as the state’s attorney general, joined him at a campaign event in Minneapolis Friday.
Minneapolis Police Union Endorses Johnson For GovernorRepublican candidate for governor Jeff Johnson announced Monday he's been endorsed by the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis.
MPD Union Head Bob Kroll Takes Nat’l TV To Criticize Mpls. Mayor Jacob FreyA dispute between the Minneapolis mayor and the city’s police union president escalated Friday morning. Lt. Bob Kroll appeared on Fox News Channel in response to Mayor Jacob Frey's unveiling of new police squad signs that are in both English and Spanish. They explain to undocumented immigrants what their rights are when police arrest them.
Minneapolis Police Squads To Display New Immigration SignsIn an effort to fight back against national policies at a city level, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey unveiled new police squad car signs on Wednesday.
Mayor Frey Calls Out Pawlenty Ad Featuring Police OfficersThe ad shows Pawlenty standing next to Lt. Bob Kroll and other members of the police department, pictured in uniform.
Police Union Head Claims Thurman Blevins Fired A ShotLt. Bob Kroll says 31-year-old Thurman Blevins gave officers no other option when he ran from them June 23.
Police Union Head Criticizes City Leaders, Media After ShootingsThurman Blevins was shot and killed by police on Saturday night. Authorities say he had a gun and ran from officers for several blocks before the shooting.
BCA: Gun Recovered From Scene Of Thurman Blevins ShootingThe BCA says officials have recovered a black and silver handgun from the scene of Thurman Blevins' shooting death.
Mpls. Mayor Hodges' Re-Election Prospects Up In Air After Police ShootingHodges has approached the job as head of Minnesota's most liberal city differently than her popular, crowd-surfing predecessor R.T. Rybak.
Bob Kroll Re-Elected As Police Union HeadIn recent months, Kroll has not held his tongue on issues related to policing in the 21st century.
Mpls. Cop Fired For Use Of Force Returning To The StreetsA Minneapolis police officer who was fired for use of force will soon be returning to work.
Kroll: US Policing Leader's Apology 'Went Too Far' For some, the apology went too far. For others, it didn't go far enough. For many, it was just right. The president of one of the largest police organizations in the United States on Monday apologized for historical mistreatment of minorities, calling it a "dark side of our shared history" that must be acknowledged and overcome.