In the wake of the stir caused by the hard-to-watch footage of Chris Lollie's arrest in the First National Bank Building skyway while he waited to pick up his kids from school, the St. Paul police department took to Facebook in an attempt to justify officers' conduct.Lollie, however, tells us the PD ... More >>
In late January, somebody posted this tweet on an online forum called "Roger confessions" -- "did @R_Sagehorn3 actually make out with [name of female school teacher]."Reid Sagehorn himself sarcastically replied, "Actually yeah." A suspension and school transfer later, Sagehorn is now suing Rogers Po ... More >>
Benny retires after eight years and two misguided attacks.Benny, an eight year veteran of the Minneapolis police K-9 unit, will enter an early retirement after mistakenly biting a police office last fall. Benny's unfortunate tooth target was Officer Bruce Johnson, who proceeded to sue the city fo ... More >>
Minnesota State University-Mankato professor serves as expert witness in police shootings
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
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 >>
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?
Recent embarrassments notwithstanding, Minneapolis isn't softening its stance on high-speed chases
Replacing the current system of special-interest money in its entirety with public financing is the only way to unblock the clogged arteries of our democracy.