The city of Minneapolis paid $4.7 million in 2011 for settlements and liability claims involving the police department, making it the biggest year for police-related payouts since 2007, according to data maintained by the city.The $4.7 million comes from 32 different cases. Four of these stem fro ... More >>
Benny retires after eight years and two misguided attacks.Benny, an eight year veteran of the Minneapolis police K-9 unit, will enter an early retirement after mistakenly biting a police office last fall. Benny's unfortunate tooth target was Officer Bruce Johnson, who proceeded to sue the city fo ... More >>
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