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Federal Anti-Terror Programs Stoke Community Interest and Criticism

February 9, 2016
A trio of federal pilot projects aimed at thwarting violent extremism are off to a tentative start. Minneapolis, Boston, and Los Angeles, all chosen to host the Department of Justice anti-terror initiative, are taking different approaches, but all three are facing common hurdles.

2 Women Sue Minneapolis Over Police Use of Force During Jamar Clark Shooting Protest

December 29, 2015
Two women who say Minneapolis police officers hit them with nightsticks during a Nov. 18 clash between protesters and law enforcement at the Fourth Precinct police station are suing the city, alleging excessive use of force and violation of their free speech rights.

BLM Protesters Block Terminal, Traffic at Minneapolis Airport

December 23, 2015
Protesters blocked access to a terminal and caused significant holiday traffic delays around Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday after staging a Black Lives Matter rally that also briefly shut down part of the nation's largest mall.

A Mess in Minneapolis

December 3, 2015
The MPD's current chief has chosen to simply say nothing of substance and into that void of information has come the destructive rumors now festering within the community. That is gross negligence or total incompetence at the very least and an effort to advance a politically motivated agenda at worst.

8 Arrested as Minneapolis Police Clear 4th Precinct Protest Camp

December 3, 2015
Officers handed out fliers telling the demonstrators they had 10 minutes to collect their things and leave. Following the notification, the Minneapolis Fire Department began extinguishing the protestors’ campfires with buckets of water as police and city crews hauled away items on the street. More Here.

Video: 8 Arrested as Minneapolis Police Clear 4th Precinct Protest Camp

December 3, 2015
Officers handed out fliers telling the demonstrators they had 10 minutes to collect their things and leave. Following the notification, the Minneapolis Fire Department began extinguishing the protestors’ campfires with buckets of water as police and city crews hauled away items on the street.

Minneapolis Political Leaders Ask Anti-Police Protesters to Voluntarily Leave Precinct

December 1, 2015
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) are calling for protesters of Jamar Clark’s shooting to leave the 4th Precinct, saying it is now a safety risk. Mayor Hodges said police officers are getting daily threats and the area has become a hazard for the public. More Here.

Video: Minneapolis Political Leaders Ask Anti-Police Protesters to Voluntarily Leave Precinct

December 1, 2015
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) are calling for protesters of Jamar Clark’s shooting to leave the 4th Precinct, saying it is now a safety risk. Mayor Hodges said police officers are getting daily threats and the area has become a hazard for the public.

DOJ Lawyers Sent to Minneapolis to Investigate Police Shooting That Sparked Protests

November 23, 2015
Federal and state authorities have thus far resisted releasing the footage. Cameras from an ambulance, mobile police camera, public housing cameras and cell phone footage caught the shooting. However, police say none of the videos show the full incident and that releasing them could compromise the investigation.

Officers Named in Minneapolis OIS, Union Says Shooting was Result of Gun Grab

November 19, 2015
Lt. Bob Kroll, president of the police union, said the shooting happened after Clark allegedly tried to grab one of the officer’s guns when they responded to a paramedic’s 911 call for help early Sunday morning and scuffled with Clark. An autopsy said Clark died of a gunshot wound to the head.

Official: Minneapolis Police Shooting Videos Won't Be Released

November 17, 2015
State investigators looking into the fatal police shooting of a Minneapolis man during a scuffle have several partial videos of the incident but won't release them despite demands from protesters, an official said Tuesday.

Police Shooting of Assault Suspect Sparks Protests in Minneapolis

November 16, 2015
Police Chief Janeé Harteau has said her department’s “preliminary” finding is that Clark was not cuffed by officers who were responding to a report that Clark was assaulting his girlfriend. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is leading the shooting investigation.

DOJ Announces $19M in Grants to Police Departments for Body Cameras

September 22, 2015
The Department of Justice awarded $19.3 million in grants Monday to dozens of police departments seeking to start using body cameras but turned down a greater number of applicants hoping for federal aid to deploy the technology.

Video: Minneapolis Officer Recovering After Burglary Call Shooting

February 23, 2015
A Minneapolis officer who was shot in the shoulder during a burglary call early Saturday is expected to fully recover and a suspect is in custody.

Minneapolis Officer Recovering After Burglary Call Shooting

February 23, 2015
A Minneapolis officer who was shot in the shoulder during a burglary call early Saturday is expected to fully recover and a suspect is in custody. More Here.

Minneapolis PD's Body Cam Test Program to Start in November

October 10, 2014
Body cameras will make their debut on Minneapolis Police Department officers the first week of November for a six-month pilot project.

19 People Arrested at University of Minnesota Riot

April 14, 2014
A NCAA semi-final loss for the University of Minnesota hockey team prompted unrest in the streets of Dinkytown, leading to 19 Arrests

Minneapolis Chief Marries Sgt. Partner

August 20, 2013
Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau and her partner on and off the force Sgt. Holly Keegel got married Friday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Minn. Agency To Examine Training, Hiring

August 7, 2013
Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau said Monday that she plans to examine the department’s training and hiring practices after two incidents in which white officers allegedly used racial slurs and got into fights with black men while off duty.

Video: Off-Duty Minn. Cops Insult Uniformed Officers

July 30, 2013
Two Minneapolis Police officers disparaged their police chief and called the Green Bay PD a "clown show" in an expletive-laden rant that included racial slurs.
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