Minneapolis Mayor Frey, MPD Say There Were 610 Carjackings In 2021, Compared To 388 In 2020There are 39 people under the age of 18 who have been arrested three times since 2020, and there are 29 young people who have been arrested five or more times in that time span.
'A Team Of Rivals': Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Taps Critics For Working Group Focused On Curbing Violent CrimeMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is teaming up with some of his harshest critics to form a new commission to address the city's growing problem with violent crime.
Following Re-Election, Mayor Frey Expresses Confidence About Working With New Minneapolis City Council On Public SafetyFrey says his public safety approach includes hiring community-oriented officers, investing more in programs and services beyond policing, and integrating all public safety work, including police and social and mental health services. But he declined to say that would be under one department.
Minneapolis Election: Jacob Frey Re-Elected As MayorIncumbent Jacob Frey has been re-elected as mayor of Minneapolis.
Minneapolis City Council President Files Ethics Complaint Following Police Chief's Press Conference On Public Safety Ballot QuestionMinneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender said Thursday that Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo violated the city's ethics rules when he spoke out regarding the controversial ballot question on replacing the police department with a department of public safety.
Mayor Frey Faces Minneapolis Voters With Future Of Policing At Top Of MindMayor Jacob Frey is now in a tough fight to keep his job as the city tries to rebuild since Floyd's death in May 2020 sparked the most damaging unrest in the U.S. since the Rodney King riots.
WCCO Minneapolis Mayoral Debate: Candidates Tackle Policing, Housing, Rising Crime RatesOn Monday, with just over one week to go before Election Day, WCCO invited four top contenders to be part of a lively discussion on the future of the city.
After WCCO's Eye-Opening Ride Along With Minneapolis Sergeant, Both Sides Of Policing Debate Give Very Different TakesIt took just one night for our cameras to capture Minneapolis Police outnumbered by calls for help, while fighting gang and gun violence. But is it proof we need more cops? Or proof the current system isn't working?
Star Tribune Editorial Board Endorses Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey For 2nd TermThe Star Tribune’s Editorial Board on Saturday endorsed Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey for another term, telling voters in Minnesota’s largest city that it “strongly recommends” the mayor be re-elected, particularly over public safety concerns.
Minneapolis Mayor Condemns MPD Behavior In Newly-Released Body Cam Videos, But Declines To Say More Due To Ongoing InvestigationsMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey condemned Thursday the behavior of city police officers seen in newly-released body camera footage, which showed them joking about “hunting” protesters during the nights of unrest following George Floyd’s murder.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Announces New Public Safety Proposal Ahead Of Vote On MPD's FutureAs concerns and crime rise across the city, Mayor Jacob Frey announced his new public safety proposal late Monday afternoon in north Minneapolis, where he received pushback.