'We Want People Who Won't Be Afraid': MPD Union Forwards Call For Ex-Cops To Serve As Poll ChallengersWith just under a week to Election Day, Minneapolis Police Chief Arradondo says his department will "remain apolitical" and ensure residents' right to safely vote.
State Rep. Candidate Apologizes For 'Inflammatory Rhetoric' At Black Lives Matter Protest In HugoJohn Thompson wore a "Bob Kroll Must Go" T-shirt as he disparaged Hugo and shouted profanities at neighbors who supported police.
ACLU Lawsuit Alleges Law Enforcement Used Excessive Force During George Floyd ProtestsProtesters were teargassed, pepper-sprayed, and shot with foam bullets and flashbangs without warning or orders to leave, the suit claims.
Minneapolis Mayor, Police Chief Roll Out Tighter Rules On Officer Body Camera Review, ReportingMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced the first of what will be a series of new public safety policy reforms Sunday.
Hundreds Rally Outside Minneapolis Police Union HQ To Call For Lt. Bob Kroll's ResignationProtesters were back on the streets of northeast Minneapolis Thursday calling for the leader of the police union to resign.
Full Interview: Lt. Bob Kroll, MPD Union Officials Condemn Derek Chauvin's Actions, Say City Is Scapegoating The UnionThe president of the Minneapolis police union, Lt. Bob Kroll, sat down with WCCO’s Jason DeRusha Tuesday and discussed a range of issues following the death of George Floyd in police custody.
Lt. Bob Kroll Tells Gayle King That He Wants To Be Part Of The Reform Process, Denies Systemic RacismLt. Bob Kroll, the president of the Minneapolis police union, appeared on CBS This Morning on Tuesday, telling host Gayle King that police officers are being unfairly scapegoated following the death of George Floyd.
In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police UnionAs Minneapolis tries to overhaul its police department in the wake of Floyd’s death, city leaders will collide with a pugnacious and powerful union that has long resisted such change.
Coalition Of Black Minneapolis Leaders Back Police Chief Arradondo, Call For Police Union Head To Step DownLeaders within the Minneapolis Black community are standing behind Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, and they want to see a change of leadership within the police union.
Labor Law Attorney Gives Insight On Minneapolis Police Union ContractThe actions of four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd are spurring changes within the department.
'History Is Being Written Now': Chief Arradondo Announces Immediate Withdrawal From Contract Negotiations With Police UnionAt a press conference Wednesday, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced that the force will immediately withdraw from the contract with the police union.
Several Minn. Labor Organizations Call For Minneapolis Police Union Head Bob Kroll To Step DownSeveral Minnesota labor organizations are calling for Lt. Bob Kroll, president of the Minneapolis Police Officers Federation, to step down in the aftermath of George Floyd's death.
MPD Union Leader Releases Letter To Officers Critical Of Minneapolis LeadershipThe head of the Minneapolis police union is speaking out about what he says is a lack of city leadership during a week of protests that turned violent after the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white officer pressed a knee against his neck.
Minneapolis City Council Approves $795K Settlement With Family Of Terrance FranklinThe Minneapolis City Council has approved the settlement with the family of 22-year-old Terrance Franklin, who was shot and killed by police seven years ago.
'Minnesota Nice'? Not Entirely, As Trump Supporters & Protesters Square Off Outside RallyThe streets of Minneapolis were quiet and clean Friday morning, very different from how they were just hours prior.