Photo: Mike DvorakDuy Ngo spoke with City Pages about his ordeal in 2003Minneapolis police Officer Duy Ngo shot and killed himself at his Mendota Heights home on Monday only a few hours before he was due in court to be cross examined in a case about a woman accused of obstructing justice. H ... More >>
Compared to St. Paul, Minneapolis's numbers are way high: $700,000 v. $9.5 million from 2005 until today.
With Rapes on the Rise, There's a Shortage of Resources in the Department Dedicated to Solving Them
The MPD captain tries to outrun his most formidable opponent—his own checkered history on race—in a bid to be Hennepin County sheriff
In the month since he was named by Mayor R.T. Rybak to be chief of the Minneapolis Police Department, Dolan has withstood what is likely more public scrutiny than any police chief candidate before him.
More than a week after Mayor R.T. Rybak announced his choice of Tim Dolan to lead the MPD, one Minneapolis City Council member is still raising questions.
Some city leaders are unhappy with the process that led to Tim Dolan being selected to head the MPD.
Is the MPD's hiring process skewed against minority applicants?
Just two and half years ago, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak pulled out all the bells and whistles in searching for his top cop. This time around, things are, uh, a little quieter.
Fifteen-year-old Gary Parker was the 26th of Minneapolis's 49 homicides last year—and one of the 54 percent of black male victims whose killings went unsolved.
Now that Bill McManus has shuffled off to San Antonio, the biggest story around City Hall is who might replace the Minneapolis police chief.
As Blotter repeatedly reported, Minneapolis Police Chief Bill McManus is taking the San Antonio post.
How did Minneapolis's police chief become belle of the ball in San Antonio?
The May medal: How the MPD managed to embarrass itself and reopen old wounds
When R.T. Rybak brought Bill McManus to town to head the MPD, both men talked big about reforming the troubled department. But when the chief ran into political resistance, some say, the mayor blinked. Now their relationship has hit the skids, and the fut
Critics claim the MPD won't play nicely; Cops say it's a bad beat
There continues to be fallout from the removal two weeks ago of MPD Lt. Medaria Arradondo from the federal mediation talks.
In an age of shrinking budgets, the city of Minneapolis is spending more money than ever to settle lawsuits against the MPD
In our modern civic culture, we tend to treat symptoms, not causes. Case in point: Minneapolis Police Chief Bill McManus wants the city to enact an ordinance that would force panhandlers to obtain licenses. Such a law, McManus tells the Skyway News, would give cops the right to arrest or cite ... More >>
In just eight months, chief Bill McManus has alienated the media, the pols, and the MPD rank and file. He must be doing something right.
This year the murder rate has doubled in north Minneapolis. What's changed? Nothing, really. That's the trouble.
The Duy Ngo case: McManus bets the farm; Will Olson land on the hot seat?
Allina signs on to the Sears complex; McManus takes oath