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.
'I Would Take A Drawing On A Napkin': Chief Arradondo Says No Elected Official Has Spoken With Him About The Public Safety Ballot QuestionMinneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he typically keeps the Minneapolis Police Department as apolitical as possible but on Wednesday he felt he must speak his mind.
Minneapolis Police Seek $27M Budget Increase Amid ‘Staggering’ Number Of Officer Departures"I will tell you what is not acceptable is to have any more reductions right now in our sworn capacity to be responding to the incidents of gun violence, the incidence of carjackings and homicides that have occurred in our city,” Chief Arradondo said.
Mayor Frey, Chief Arradondo Call For Early Intervention System For Minneapolis Police Officers Leaders in Minneapolis say a new tracking system could help them intervene before police misconduct happens.
MPD Will No Longer Conduct Traffic Stops Solely For 'Lesser Violations,' Memo SaysThe Minneapolis Police Department will no longer stop drivers solely for low-level traffic offenses, according to an internal memo obtained by WCCO.
'This Silence Is Killing Our Family': $180K In Rewards Offered For Information In Shootings Of 3 Children In MinneapolisUp to $180,000 in rewards are being offered for information in the shootings of three children in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Residents Voice Crime Concerns To Police Chief, Sheriff As City Reaches 50th Homicide Of 2021Minneapolis families had the opportunity to take their safety concerns directly to the chief of police Monday evening.
Minneapolis Neighbors Fearful After Friday Night Shooting of 3-Year-Old Boy and ManPolice say they have strong leads after gunfire erupted in Minneapolis hitting a 3-year-old boy who was playing outside and a 30-year-old man.
Minneapolis Police Seek $5M From City Council To Cover Overtime; Down More Than 200 OfficersThe Minneapolis Police Department is seeking $5 million from Minneapolis City Council to cover overtime costs, as the department grapples with a depleted sworn force down more than 200 active officers from one year ago.
ACLU Suit Alleges City Of Minneapolis, MPD Violated Public Data LawsThe bulk of the ACLU's lawsuit concerns the Minneapolis Police Department's practice of "coaching" officers found to have violated department policy.
'We Will Not Protect Killers Of Children': $30K Reward Offered For Info In Shootings Of 3 Mpls. ChildrenMinneapolis city leaders announced Sunday a $30,000 reward fund for information that leads to arrests in three recent shootings that killed one child and left two others critically injured.
'I’m Optimistic It’s Not Going To Be Tough', Minneapolis Police Works To Recruit More OfficersIt's a problem in most major cities across the country, finding recruits to fill the ranks of its police departments. Minneapolis Police have made fewer arrests for crime so far this year than they have in the past four years. Many believe having 200 fewer officers on the street is a major factor in the decrease in enforcement.
Minneapolis City Leaders Put Forth Vision For New Public Safety PlanLeaders in Minneapolis announced measures Monday to stop the crime that's happening in the city.
Even When Residents Call For Their Help, Minneapolis Police Won't Go Near 38th & ChicagoOnce again, people who live near George Floyd Square want to know when Minneapolis police will respond to their calls for help.
With Chauvin Trial Over, 'Operation Safety Net' Prepares To Power Down Until SummerA day after the Derek Chauvin verdict, Operation Safety Net says it's sending troops and officers home.