Is the MPD's hiring process skewed against minority applicants?
Now that Bill McManus has shuffled off to San Antonio, the biggest story around City Hall is who might replace the Minneapolis police chief.
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.
The removal of Minneapolis Police Department Lt. Medaria Arradondo as the liaison between the MPD and the Police Community Relations Council (PCRC) is ostensibly what prompted yesterday's demonstration that filled city council chambers at Minneapolis City Hall. But taking the popular Arradondo off t ... More >>
In an age of shrinking budgets, the city of Minneapolis is spending more money than ever to settle lawsuits against the MPD
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.