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?
New Ulm Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct ChargeThe police chief of New Ulm has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct following a domestic assault investigation. Myron Wieland entered the guilty plea Thursday in Brown County.
St. Paul Police Chief Announces Plans To RetireSt. Paul Police Chief Thomas Smith says he intends to retire at the end of his six-year term. Smith informed Mayor Chris Coleman of his plans Friday. There is no exact date of his retirement yet, but it will happen sometime between April and June 2016.
New Police Chief Approved By Fargo City CommissionNorth Dakota's largest city officially has a new police chief. Fargo's City Commission on Monday unanimously approved the selection of Dave Todd. A selection committee last Friday had chosen Todd over two other finalists.
Mpls. Police Unveil New Program To Connect To CommunityMinneapolis' police chief said Thursday she's enlisting the help of religious and cultural leaders to help the communication between different communities and police.
Rogers Student Suspended Over Tweet Sues SchoolA Rogers High School student who was suspended over a sexually charged tweet about a teacher is now suing the principal, the school district, the superintendent, the Rogers police chief and others.
Fmr. Robbinsdale Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Prostitute SolicitationThe former chief of police in Robbinsdale pleaded guilty to soliciting a prostitute earlier this year. Steven Smith, 45, was arrested in Coon Rapids during a prostitution sting in February.
Violent Crime Up 4 Percent In MinneapolisViolent crime is up by 4 percent in Minneapolis but overall it remains at one of the lowest levels in 30 years. Homicide is down from last year and so is rape.
Brownsdale Police Chief Charged With Sex Assault FiredThe Brownsdale City Council has voted to fire the city's police chief after he was charged with two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct. According to the criminal complaint, 42-year-old Jason Mindrup offered a woman a ride in his truck on Aug. 31 after talking with her at the Cheers Bar in Waltham, Minn.
Mpls's 1st Female Police Chief Takes The OathJanee Harteau took the oath Tuesday to become the City of Minneapolis's first female police chief. The ceremony was held at Minneapolis City Hall on Tuesday afternoon.
Rybak Nominates Assistant Chief To Succeed DolanMinneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak formally nominated the current assistant chief of the Minneapolis Police Department to succeed Tim Dolan after his retirement.
Rybak Selects Assistant Chief To Succeed DolanMinneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak announced his intention to nominate the current assistant chief of the Minneapolis Police Department to succeed Tim Dolan after his retirement.
Minneapolis Police Chief Not Seeking 3rd TermThe top cop in Minneapolis says he will not seek another term. Tim Dolan, who has been chief of the Minneapolis Police Department since 2006, has notified Mayor R.T. Rybak that he will retire later this year.
Missing Boater's Body Found, ID'd As Minn. Police ChiefAuthorities were searching well into Labor Day for a boater who went missing on Sunday evening.
Virginia Police Chief Reinstated, Mayor 'Shocked'The Virginia police chief is back on the job even after his officers voted unanimously that they didn't want him as their boss.