Fmr. President Obama On Daunte Wright Shooting: 'A Reminder Of Just How Badly We Need To Reimagine Policing'Former President Barack Obama is calling the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center “yet another senseless tragedy.”
DOJ Announces Initiative That Would Bring More Resources To MPDIt’s a $3 million grant to the International Association of Chiefs of Police, a nonprofit in northern Virginia that works on advancing policing.
Majority Of Americans Support Police Protests Following George Floyd's Death, Poll FindsThere's been dramatic change in public opinion on race and policing, with more Americans today than five years ago calling police violence a very serious problem that unequally targets black Americans.
Walz, State Legislators Unveil Sweeping Set Of Reforms Intended To Support Racial JusticeThe changes being called for involve changes in specific Minnesota laws that would fundamentally change when police officers can use force and how they can lose their jobs.
'Tired Of Waiting For Justice': Minnesota's People Of Color & Indigenous Caucus To Push For Reform In Wake Of George Floyd's DeathIn response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, a group of Minnesota lawmakers plans to push for reforms in policing and criminal justice during the up-coming special session.
Minneapolis City Leaders To Launch Off-Duty Police TaskforceMinneapolis city leaders are launching a new off-duty police taskforce on Wednesday.
Meet Cmdr. Charlie Adams, The Head Of The MPD's New Community DivisionIn an effort to improve trust and collaborative partnerships, the Minneapolis Police Department has added a new division to its ranks.
Session 2015: Where Issues Stand With Special Session DoneThe Legislature wrapped up its 2015 work in a flurry, with lawmakers working nearly a month late to finalize a $42 billion budget. Here's a look at some of the state's new laws, some that failed, and what may be on the horizon.