'He Is Not Wrong': Community, Faith Leaders Speak Out In Support Of Demoted MPD EmployeeArt Knight was demoted from deputy chief of staff to lieutenant after he was quoted in a printed news article saying "you're just going to get the same old white boys" in reference to the department's recruiting practices.
DOJ Announces Initiative That Would Bring More Resources To MPDIt’s a $3 million grant to the International Association of Chiefs of Police, a nonprofit in northern Virginia that works on advancing policing.
Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender: Crime Spike Isn't Connected To Movement To Dismantle MPDLisa Bender, president of the Minneapolis City Council, is answering WCCO’s questions about crime and safety in the city.
Drop In Minneapolis Police Response Time May Be To Prove Political Point, Says City Council MemberA Minneapolis City Council member says it's a false narrative that the council's desire to replace the Minneapolis Police Department is related to the crime surge and MPD's response.
Minneapolis Mayor, Police Chief Defend Decision To Release Video Of Suicide That Led To RiotWednesday night's riots began after people thought Minneapolis officers shot a man downtown. Police quickly released video online that they say shows the man died by suicide.
Unrest Grows In Downtown Minneapolis After Police Say Murder Suspect Killed Himself On Nicollet MallHostile crowds have gathered in downtown Minneapolis after police say a man wanted in connection with a homicide Wednesday afternoon killed himself as officers approached him on Nicollet Mall.
Minneapolis PD's Use Of Force Policy Overhauled: Officers Should ‘Consider All Reasonable Alternatives’ Before Deadly ForceMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on Wednesday announced an “overhaul” of the police department’s use of force policy.
Black Police Chiefs Of Minnesota Make The Case For ReformWe live in a time where police work is under serious scrutiny. But what does reform look like to police chiefs who also happen to be Black?
Minneapolis Police Chief Arradondo: 'The Tide Is Not Turing As Quickly As I'd Like To See It Turn'Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo addressed ways the department is making the city safer Thursday during a city council committee meeting.
100 Minneapolis Police Officers Expected To Leave Department By Year's EndMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced during a budget address Friday that 100 police officers are expected to leave the city’s department by the end of the year.
Minneapolis Police Officer Fired Over Racist Christmas Tree Controversy Back On The ForceA Minneapolis officer is back on the job after decorating a Christmas tree inside the 4th Precinct with racially insensitive items.
'Crime Is Out Of Control': Minneapolis Officials Address Uptick In ViolenceThe number of people killed in Minneapolis is up 95% from this time last summer. 39 victims have lost their lives since the beginning of the year.
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.
MPD Has Already Lost 65 Personnel In 2020, And 20% Have Filed For LeaveAn attorney handling disability claims told WCCO last week more than 150 officers, nearly 20% of the force, have begun the process of filing 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.