St. Paul Police Department Welcomes Most Diverse Graduating Class YetOn the heels of what has been a historically high year for violence in St. Paul, with a homicide rate in 2019 doubling to 30 total, the Police Department has some good news to report.
St. Paul's Mayor, Police Chief Speak Out At Meeting On City's Gun Violence DilemmaMore than 200 residents packed St. Paul’s Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Wednesday night to talk about solutions to violence in the city.
Study Of St. Paul Police Department Calls For Hiring Of More Than 100 PeopleIn a statement, Police Chief Axtell said the department will use the study as a guide moving forward.
'Words Matter': St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell Aims To Have 'Slavery' Section Removed From Minnesota ConstitutionSt. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell says he wants to change part of the Minnesota State Constitution that mentions slavery.
'This Has Been A Very Dynamic And Challenging Year For The City': Leaders Address St. Paul's Homicide RateAt least 47 people have been killed. That's a 40-percent jump from last year... but on pace with the year before.
St. Paul Mayor, Police Chief Disagree Over Use Of Gunshot Detection 'Toy' For Fighting Gun ViolenceSt. Paul city leaders are in disagreement about how funds should be used to fight gun violence.
Man Shot, Killed On The East Side Of St. PaulA man who was found shot in the chest on the east side of St. Paul Monday morning has died, according to the St. Paul Police Department.
'We Will Never Stop Talking About Benny Williams': St. Paul Leaders Mourn Loss Of Officer-Turned Mayor's BodyguardThe St. Paul Police Department is mourning the loss of 59-year-old Officer Benny Williams, who passed away unexpectedly late Monday night.
St. Paul Council To Vote On Settlement For Man Bit By Police DogSt. Paul City Council will vote next week on a $75,000 settlement for a man bitten by a police dog this summer. Police were in Glenn Slaughter's neighborhood in July searching for a suspect. They say a K-9 officer’s collar broke, and the dog was not responding to commands to release.
St. Paul’s North End Community Fights For Alley LightsRobberies, burglaries, assaults and shootings have become commonplace in St. Paul's North End neighborhood.
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.
St. Paul Police Chief Helps Pull Woman Threatening To Jump From BridgeSt. Paul's police chief and another officer have rescued a woman who was threatening to jump from a bridge.
St. Paul Police Chief Lends Helping Hand In Las VegasA top cop from the Twin Cities is in Las Vegas helping the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting.
St. Paul Officer Apologizes For Incident Caught On CameraA St. Paul police officer is apologizing Thursday night for an argument with a man that was caught on camera.
Leaders, Community Members In St. Paul 'Stand United' Against Gun ViolenceThe mayor and police chief in St. Paul Friday stood side by side with members of the community to speak out against gun violence.