Legislators Send Public Safety Budget Deal With Some Police Accountability Measures To GovernorThe Minnesota House and Senate Tuesday night and into early Wednesday morning approved a bill funding the state’s prisons, courts and law enforcement agencies with some police accountability measures, though it fell short of what some DFL lawmakers and community activists were pushing for.
Legislature Set To Debate Police Reform During Special SessionAs the special session of the legislature kicks off Monday, one of the topics that will be debated is police reform.
TurnSignl App Aims To Help Everyone Get Home Safely After Traffic StopsDaunte Wright's deadly encounter with police started with a traffic stop that escalated. A group of local men want to change that with a new cellphone app.
Gov. Walz Calls On POST Board To 'Transform Policing In Minnesota'Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is calling on the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board to create "meaningful and transformational change" to policing in the state.
Working Group On Deadly Police Encounters Reports ProgressIn the year since the working group released a list of 28 recommendations and 33 action steps, it says it has made measurable progress on 23 of them.
Gov. Walz Signs Police Accountability Bill: 'Every Single Minnesotan Deserves To Feel Safe And Protected'Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill into law Thursday intended to keep police accountable in the line of duty.
Minnesota Lawmakers Pass Historic Police Reform Bill: 'This Is Only The Beginning'The bill contains 15 provisions, meaning that lawmakers reached a compromise on the police reform package.
Minnesota House GOP: No Deal On Bonding Or Policing BillsMinnesota House Republican leaders said Monday they won't provide the votes needed to pass a $1.9 billion public construction projects bill, and that they won't back a package of police accountability measures either.