SEE ALSO: Assistant Chief Janeé Harteau nominated to become first female MPD police chiefNext January, Assistant Chief Janeé Harteau will replace Tim Dolan as MPD chief. But a whistleblower lawsuit working its way through civil court right now makes Harteau seem like a petty, vindictive superior. ... More >>
Krissy Bates posted this photo of herself onlineKrissy Bates, the transgender woman murdered last week in her downtown apartment, seems to have lived under the radar. Few people knew her, and so far, police haven't arrested anyone in her killing. "We have not identified a suspect," said Sgt. ... More >>
Zimmerman ReedRandy Hopper, the man who sued the Strike ForceToday is the deadline for filing claims against the disgraced and disbanded Metro Gang Strike Force, and so far 118 people have said the force extorted them.Lead plaintiff Zelaido Rivera Garcia won a $3 million settlement for the group ... More >>
HeatherHeatherHeatherDespite the doubling of the city's homicide numbers this year over last, violent crime in Minneapolis is at an historic low.Robbery, aggravated assault, and rape are all down citywide in Minneapolis--the lowest levels since 1963. The murder rate is dropping, too: The past ... More >>
"Group handcuffing."Derryl Jenkins ended up beaten and bloodied after a traffic stop in North Minneapolis almost two years ago because of bad police training, police Chief Tim Dolan now says. The episode cost the City of Minneapolis $235,000, after Jenkins settled a police brutality lawsuit ... More >>
is the MPD's psychologist using a gaydar detector on wanna-be cops?
The Minneapolis police team up with Target to keep an electronic eye on the corporation's corner
Minneapolis killed its last zero-tolerance policing program when it sparked too many citizen complaints for cops' comfort. This time around they've simply eliminated the complaint process.