See Also: Senate passes bill to limit Minneapolis Civilian Review Authority's power David Bicking asked to resign from Civilian Review Authority After a temporary delay to gather input from the public, the battle over the Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority continues today.
It's official: Come August, the power of the Minneapolis Civilian Review Authority will be downgraded. Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law Thursday that restricts the civilian oversight board's ability to make a "finding of fact" in police misconduct cases. The CRA will now only be able to mak ... More >>
While R.T. Rybak is lobbying to host the convention in 2012, some people are organizing efforts to stop it. Hey, if your daughter had been unfairly accused of being a terrorist at the RNC in 2008, you might not be a fan of political conventions, either.
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Bicking says the council ousted him to silence his criticisms of the Minneapolis Police Department. A Councilmember says Bicking is too political for the position.
James and Lois Cannon seek apology from cops
If your vehicle is impounded as "evidence," look out
Police misconduct? Tell somebody who cares.
Why did it take three investigations, two trials, and one year of legal ups and downs to convict Alfred Flowers of sassing a cop? He may never know: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, and the FBI have declared the records top-secret.
Noisy party? Misdemeanor? Officer, do you know who you're dealing with?