Trial Set In December For Kim Potter, Former Officer Charged In Daunte Wright ShootingFormer Brooklyn Center Officer Kim Potter, who is white, had an omnibus hearing, also known as a pretrial hearing, on Monday afternoon in Hennepin County District Court.
Brooklyn Center Passes Sweeping Public Safety Resolution To Reform PolicingThe resolution, backed by Mayor Mike Elliott, intends to create new departments for community safety, which would oversee the existing police and fire departments.
Judge Denies Media Requests For Cameras At Hearing For Kim Potter, Officer Charged In Daunte Wright's DeathHennepin County Judge Regina Chu rejected requests by several media organizations to record an omnibus hearing Monday for Kim Potter.
Service File Shows Commendations, Minor Reprimands For Kim Potter, Officer Who Killed Daunte WrightThe service file of a suburban Minneapolis police officer charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Daunte Wright includes a commendation for safely resolving an incident involving a suicidal man, as well as a handful of reprimands for driving mishaps.
Protesters March 3 Weeks After Daunte Wright's Death To Call For Harsher Charges Against Ex-OfficerLed by family, hundreds rallied Sunday afternoon calling for stiffer charges for the former police officer who killed Daunte Wright three weeks ago.
The Death Of Daunte Wright: Training Details Scarce In Ex-Officer Kim Potter's FileThe service file of a former police officer charged in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black motorist, in a Minneapolis suburb this month contains scarce details about her police training history.
Family, Friends, Community Lay Daunte Wright To RestGeorge Floyd's family plans to attend Wright's funeral services Thursday. His funeral is at noon at Shiloh Temple in North Minneapolis, led by Rev. Al Sharpton.
Daunte Wright To Be Eulogized At Minneapolis FuneralJust days after guilty verdicts were handed down for the former Minneapolis police officer whose killing of George Floyd set off nationwide protests and a reckoning over racism, the family of another Black man killed by police, this time in a nearby suburb, is preparing for his Thursday funeral.
Tensions High In Twin Cities Amid Wright Protests, Upcoming Chauvin Trial VerdictTensions are high around the Twin Cities Sunday night, and Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is calling for calm as jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial are expected to be handed the case Monday.
Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott Decries Police Tactics To Control ProtestersPeople who live in the area say many of their neighbors are staying in hotels or with relatives to avoid the noise as well as the tear gas that seeps into their homes.
Daunte Wright's Family Calls For More Severe Charges For Ex-Officer Kim PotterDaunte Wright's family members joined with community leaders Thursday in calling for more serious charges against the white former police officer who fatally shot him, comparing her case to the murder charge brought against a Black officer who killed a white woman in nearby Minneapolis.