In the wake of the Terrence Franklin controversy, Minneapolis Police Department Chief Janeé Harteau announced yesterday that the MPD will no longer investigate its own officer-involved shooting cases. Those cases will now be handled by the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, she said.SEE ALSO: M ... More >>
-- Update at bottom --Gideon Arrington, a 35-year-old Brooklyn Park resident, was arrested earlier this week in connection with a Fridley sexual assault where the suspect, posing as a police officer, lured a women to his SUV in broad daylight before kidnapping and assaulting her, KSTP reports. RELAT ... More >>
A Minneapolis Police Department press release addressing the circumstances of Ivan Romero's death contradicts itself in two adjacent paragraphs.SEE ALSO: MPD Chief Harteau says Betsy Hodges is putting words in her mouth about cop cameras Romero, 24, died in the intersection of West 26th Street and B ... More >>
Politicians will speak to the press this afternoon about a possible plan to equip police officers with body cameras as early as 2014. SEE ALSO: Minneapolis paid out $868k in police settlements for 2012 KSTP broke the story last night, citing unnamed sources who claim that "the plan is to ... More >>
On Sunday night, Adrian Hernandez, 44, died from injuries sustained when he was mugged near 10th Street and Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis on August 22.SEE ALSO: Gluek's bouncer says MPD officers taunted William Davis after he was assaulted outside barVereice Washington, 20, has been charge ... More >>
An increased police presence in north Minneapolis hasn't correlated with a decrease in violent crime so far this year. In fact, quite the opposite.SEE ALSO: Blacks in Minnesota 8 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana than whites, study saysAccording to city data, suspicious vehicle stops in ... More >>
The MPD is asking people to be especially vigilant in downtown Minneapolis following a string of four muggings during the past week.SEE ALSO: Whatever happened to the downtown Minneapolis mobs that beat people senselessly?"What we're seeing in this pattern is victims walking downtown by themselves o ... More >>
Two Minneapolis police officers have been placed on administrative leave, spokesperson Cyndi Barrington announced on Friday afternoon, and the department is currently conducting an internal investigation. See Also: - Minneapolis settles police misconduct case for $3 million - MPD shootings: Cops sh ... More >>
Apparently lunch is a popular time to solicit a prostitute on East Lake Street. Minneapolis police busted 53 johns in an undercover sting operation in the area surrounding Lake in six days, making a significant amount of the arrests during lunchtime, says police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington. "I t ... More >>
On Sunday, Minneapolis police shot and killed a yearling deer that had somehow wandered into a vacant, grassy lot enclosed by a 7-foot-high fence at 8th Street South and Portland Avenue South.SEE ALSO: Wisconsin men face fines for forcibly putting T-shirt on deer, posting footage to YouTube [VIDEO] ... More >>
Yesterday, a 10-year-old boy who was found hanging from a clothesline in north Minneapolis last Thursday was pronounced dead.SEE ALSO: Openly racist woman's anti-Obama display: Bayonet-stabbed chair hanging from noose The boy was found hanging by a neighbor in the backyard of an abandoned house on t ... More >>
Why is the police chief eating the mayor's lunch over and over?
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Is Minneapolis police chief Robert Olson trying to stop federal mediation?