Parts Of 2 Minnesota Roads Dedicated To Fallen OfficersGov. Mark Dayton signed two bills into law Tuesday that will mark portions of two Minnesota roads as memorials for officers who have lost their lives while in the line of duty.
Brian Fitch Trial Continues Into 2nd Day Of TestimonyThe second day of testimony got underway Friday morning in the trial for a man accused of shooting and killing a Twin Cities Police officer. On the night before he's accused of gunning down Officer Scott Patrick on July 30, 2014, Brian Fitch Sr. made a chilling statement to his girlfriend.
One Month After Officer’s Death, Memorial Lives OnOne month ago Saturday, Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick was killed in the line of duty. A makeshift memorial on the site of the shooting remains in front of A & J's Garage, near the intersection of Smith Avenue and Dodd Road in West St. Paul.
Suspect In Officer Shooting Under Police Guard, Charges Expected FridayAgencies just wrapped up a joint briefing to detail both the officer shooting and the apprehension of the man they say was responsible. They're also expressing relief that more officers weren't gunned down.
Police: Charges Expected Friday In Cop's DeathHundreds paid their respects at a candlelight vigil to honor a Mendota Heights police officer who was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon while making a traffic stop in West St. Paul. Officer Scott Patrick, 47, was called a well-known family man, a father of two, and one of the department's longest-serving police officers.
Officer Fatally Shot, Person Of Interest Apprehended The suspect in the killing of a Mendota Heights police officer was arrested Wednesday night following a shoot-out just blocks away from the Capitol building.