'Our Goal Is To Reform': Community Leaders Meet With New Minneapolis Police Union LeadershipSince 2003, Members of the Unity Community Team have been working to reform the Minneapolis Police Department with the help of a federal mediator. Now, new leadership in the police union is giving the community new hope.
'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.
Full Interview: Lt. Bob Kroll, MPD Union Officials Condemn Derek Chauvin's Actions, Say City Is Scapegoating The UnionThe president of the Minneapolis police union, Lt. Bob Kroll, sat down with WCCO’s Jason DeRusha Tuesday and discussed a range of issues following the death of George Floyd in police custody.
Calls For Head Of Minneapolis Police Union To Resign Are Getting LouderHundreds of protesters gathered Friday in front of the boarded-up union offices for a rally and subsequent march.
Mpls. Police Union Selling ‘Cops For Trump’ Shirts Ahead Of Trump RallyAhead of a President Donald Trump rally in Minneapolis and a controversial new uniform policy, the Minneapolis police union is selling a shirt in support of the president.
'The Silence Here Is Deafening': Police Federation's Response To Latest OIS AtypicalWhile many questions remain we do know there is a striking difference in the way the Minneapolis Police Federation is responding to this shooting.
Kroll Chided For Offering Dinner To Officers Who Nab Police Union VandalsSomeone used chalk to write messages on the Minneapolis Police Federation parking lot, and the union's president offered a steak dinner to the officers who find the vandals.
Protesters Pack Office Of Hennepin Co. Att'y Over Jamar Clark CaseA group of protesters plans to rally in downtown Minneapolis to press Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to prosecute two police officers who fatally shot a black man last year.
BCA: Jamar Clark Shooting Investigation CompleteThe Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says it’s completed its investigation into the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark last November in north Minneapolis.
Timeline Of Events In The Jamar Clark CaseThis is the fifth day that protesters have made their presence known outside Minneapolis Police's 4th Precinct building. Demonstrators have taken their message to the streets and faced arrest, while investigators figure out what led to the shooting.
ACLU's 'Mobile Justice App' Launches In Minn.; Aims To Hold Police AccountableThe American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Minnesota released the "Mobile Justice App" on Friday, which officials said will empower individuals to hold Minnesota's law enforcement agencies accountable for their actions.
MPD, Henn. Co. Sheriff Vie For Vikings Security DutyWhen the Minnesota Vikings play at home, their stadium becomes one of Minnesota's largest cities. The safety of 65,000 fans is a top priority for the team. The Vikings have paid at least 60 Minneapolis police officers in the past to work each game day, which is a separate job from their city service.
Harteau To Be Reappointed As Minneapolis Police ChiefMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she wants Police Chief Janeé Harteau to stay on for another three years. The announcement comes after weeks of speculation that Hodges has been looking outside the department to find a replacement for Harteau.
MPD Chief Opens Probe Into Alleged Cop Violence Against Boy, 10Minneapolis Chief of Police Janee Harteau said she launched an investigation after allegations that police went too far, even potentially harming a young boy, while monitoring a rally outside city hall Wednesday evening.
Bill Curbing Access To Police Body Camera Footage AdvancesA Minnesota bill that would limit public access to video footage from police body cameras cleared its first legislative hurdle Friday, advancing the debate over how to responsibly deploy devices that can provide a revealing look into law enforcement.