Courtesy of Bill LewinskiLewinsky took the stand for a cop who shot an unarmed civilianRemember our cover story on Bill Lewinski, the former professor of "force science" at the Minnesota State University of Mankato who testifies as an expert witness on behalf of trigger-happy cops? He's back ... More >>
Duy Ngo took his own life last week; another MPD officer almost killed him in 2003Duy Ngo, the troubled Minneapolis police officer who committed suicide last week, is to be buried today at Resurrection Cemetery after a funeral service at the Cathedral of St. Paul. He shot and killed himself ... More >>
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 >>
Ngo struggled with life after being shot by a fellow MPD officerMinneapolis police Officer Duy Ngo, shot by a fellow officer in 2003 and the recipient of the largest-ever settlement involving a Minneapolis police officer, shot himself to death on Monday at his home in Mendota Heights. His ... More >>
Minnesota State University-Mankato professor serves as expert witness in police shootings
Compared to St. Paul, Minneapolis's numbers are way high: $700,000 v. $9.5 million from 2005 until today.
Wuchko: "My shnoz was just bouncing off the ground"
Duy Ngo will receive $4.5 million for getting shot by a fellow officer in the line of duty, but that won't restore his reputation
Nudie-bar magnate denies U of M's come-hither fundraising
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
In an age of shrinking budgets, the city of Minneapolis is spending more money than ever to settle lawsuits against the MPD
In his final years as Minneapolis police chief Robert Olson often appeared uninterested in his job. He showed little enthusiasm for addressing the systemic problems that have plagued the MPD for years and was often completely absent from the public eye. Consequentially we'd given little though ... 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.
MPD chief William McManus on his early tenure
Another in-custody death raises questions about the MPD's ability to police itself
The Duy Ngo case: McManus bets the farm; Will Olson land on the hot seat?
A City Pages Roundtable
Duy Ngo, The Minneapolis police officer wounded by one of his own colleagues in a February drug stakeout, speaks out for the first time