Mug shot Ex-cop Jason Andersen wants his job back The cop who shot Fong Lee was found not guilty yesterday of violating a teenager's civil rights by kicking him in the head.Now Jason Andersen, who has been fired twice by the Minneapolis Police Department, after a domestic dispute allegation and t ... More >>
Side jobs have long been a point of controversy for department
Chief Tim Dolan fired Andersen last fall after he got into a domestic dispute. Today, Andersen got his job back with Minneapolis Police Department.
Minneapolis Police Federation's treasurer also a lobbyist
We realize context is pretty darn hard to sneak into something as short as a Star Tribune metro section column these days, but you'd think that a spare inch or two of newsprint might be made available when one is confronted with the kinds of troublesome details that tend to rob a news commentary of ... More >>
A Minneapolis cop escapes frying pan, heads for fire
Jeff Jindra is again accused of misconduct Last Thursday, Minneapolis police officer Jeff Jindra received some welcome news. A U.S. District Court jury found that he did nothing wrong in questioning and handcuffing 14-year-old Damani Bediako in May, 2003. There was little time for Jindra to celebra ... More >>
Stephen Porter may have been humiliated and abused by cops. Or he may be the best thing that's happened to the MPD in a long time.