MPD Holds First Women’s Leadership Academy To Recruit More Female OfficersRight now, women make-up only 20% of the Minneapolis Police Department, but they are hoping to change that statistic with a new recruitment tactic called the Women's Leadership Academy.
West St. Paul PD Begins Wellness Check-Ins For All Police OfficersOfficers in West St. Paul are now mandated to meet with a therapist. They're getting help with not only their police needs, but also their personal ones.
Damond, Castile Lawyer To Represent Man Assaulted While SPPD Officers Allegedly Stood ByGetting fired from the department may not be the only problem for five former St. Paul police officers.
‘Neither Fair Nor Appropriate’: SPPD Union Responds To Firing Of 5 Officers, Will AppealThe St. Paul Police Federation says it is “extremely disappointed” with the Police Chief’s decision to terminate five police officers and will begin an appeals process.
St. Paul Mayor Denies Police Chief’s Call For More OfficersSt. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has rejected the city’s police chief’s call to hire more police officers, saying he has “concerns” about the proposal.
'Donut Boy' Thanks Officers At Mall Of America, Says 'People Still Care'One boy on a mission to honor every police officer across the country with a sugary treat has landed in Minnesota.
Fallen Minn. Police Officers Remembered At State Capitol GroundsHistory tells us 277 Minnesota police officers have died over the years while on duty. Each and every one of them is being remembered Monday with a special day-long ceremony, staffed by current officers who are still putting their lives on the line.
St. Paul Police Hold Job FairThe St. Paul Police Department is hiring. They held a job fair Saturday in the hopes of finding people who are willing to protect and serve. It was held at the Western District Department on North Hamline Avenue.
City Of Mpls. Sued For Alleged Excessive Force At 4th Precinct ProtestTwo women who protested at the 4th Precinct site are suing the City of Minneapolis and unidentified police officers for allegations of excessive force, according to court documents.
MPD Looking At Ways To Strengthen Community ConnectionsThe Minneapolis police department has a new approach to strengthen the relationship between law enforcement and the community. City leaders, including Mayor Betsy Hodges, heard the plan Wednesday morning.
'Blue Light Service' Held At State Capitol Honors Fallen Law EnforcementOn Saturday night, services were held at the State Capitol to honor those who died in Minnesota. The program encourages communities to display blue lights during the holiday season in honor of our fallen law enforcement. The color blue is symbolic of peace.
Mpls. Police Academy Cadets Complete Traditional RunThe newest police recruits for Minneapolis are meeting the public Monday by running through the streets of the city.
Police Investigate Arrest Of 15-Year-Old St. Paul BoySt. Paul police said they are reviewing the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a 15-year-old boy that was captured on video. According to the police report, the incident happened on the 700 block of Edmund Avenue on Sunday afternoon.
Officers Learn First Aid Skills To Help K-9 PartnersThere is a certain type of police officer who is more prone to injuries that others -- K-9s. The University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine is trying to remedy that. They offered a new course for officers from all over the metro.
Airport Clears Police In Shooting Of Man Who Drove At ThemA Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport official says three officers have been cleared in the shooting of a man accused of trying to run them down with a car last month. Airport spokesman Patrick Hogan says an internal review and another investigation by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office found the officers' actions were justified.