Mpls. Police Union Head: Proactive Policing Down Due To ScrutinyViolent crime has increased in the city of Minneapolis. Homicide and aggravated assault all saw double-digit increases in 2015. But the number of people arrested for those crimes has recently decreased.
Mpls. Leaders Announce Initiative To Fight Violent CrimeThe city of Minneapolis announced a new initiative to fight violent crimes -- and it involves the mayor's office, police department and county attorney's office. Violent crime arrests are up 13 percent, but the Minneapolis Police Department says those crimes have increased more than five percent since last year. That includes homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault.
Report: Violent Crime Up 8 Percent In Hennepin CountyViolent crime is on the rise in Hennepin County, according to a new report from the Hennepin County Sheriff's office.
Homicides Up In Minneapolis For First Time In 3 YearsThe number of murders is on the rise in Minneapolis for the first time in three years, and overall violent crime is seeing an increase too. The latest statistics for the first half of the year has the murder rate up nearly 50 percent over this time last year.
Police: Minneapolis Crime At Lowest Rate In 30 YearsMinneapolis Police said crime rates in the city are the lowest they've been for decades. And on Thursday, they're discussing what strategies and public safety efforts are planned to keep the city safe in 2015.
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.
2 Years On, Police Still Hunting For Terrell Mayes Jr.’s KillerIt has been two years since three-year-old Terrell Mayes Jr. was shot and killed. Mayes was with his brothers inside their home near 26th and Colfax Avenue in north Minneapolis when gunfire erupted. The children were running to a safe place when a bullet pierced the side of the house, killing Terrell. Friday, investigators and Terrell's mother, Marsha Mayes, are again asking for help in finding the person responsible.
Minneapolis Sees Uptick In Violent Crime In 2012Crime in Minneapolis remains among the lowest levels in decades, but there was a slight uptick in violent crime this year.

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