Hennepin Co. Attorney Recommends Changing How Police Shootings Are Investigated In MinnesotaHennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says he has ideas to change the process through which deadly police shootings are handled in Minnesota. One of them is releasing video related to the shooting sooner, or 45 days at the latest.
Panel To Study Police Shootings, Search Out SolutionsNothing has ignited more heated protest and public debate in recent years than officer-involved shootings.
Minneapolis Reaches $20M Settlement With Justine Ruszczyk Damond's FamilyMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced Friday afternoon that the city had reached a settlement with the family of Justine Ruszczyk Damond totaling $20 million.
After Verdict, Friends Say Ruszczyk Damond Was A Ray Of LightMembers of the community at the Lake Harriet Spiritual Community are continuing to carry that light that Justine embodied.
MPD Officer-Involved Shootings: A Look At The NumbersThe police department says there have been 44 officer-involved shootings involving 51 people over the last decade.
Lawyer Expects Request For Change-Of-Venue In Noor CaseLocal criminal defense attorney Mike Bryant thinks Mike Freeman chose to charge Noor with both manslaughter and murder because he wants to give potential jurors more options.
Bill Would Require Crisis Training, Diversity For Minnesota Police DepartmentsState lawmakers are advancing a bill to require crisis response training and more diversity on police departments.
Deadly Force: A Look At How Officers Think On The JobVideos of police shootings are high-pressure moments dissected by both prosecutors and the public. Now, a role-playing exercise aims to help community members better understand the difficult decisions police officers can face on a call.
Less-Lethal Weapons Get New Interest Amid Police ShootingsPolice in more than 20 North American cities are testing the latest in less-lethal alternatives to bullets — "blunt impact projectiles" that cause suspects excruciating pain but stop short of killing them. Or at least that's the goal.