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Assistant Chief Takes Over Minneapolis PD

July 24, 2017
Arradondo, 50, succeeds Janeé Harteau, who resigned Friday at the request of Mayor Betsy Hodges amid the uproar over last weekend's shooting death of Justine Damond by a city patrol officer. Damond had called 911 to report a possible sexual assault near her southwest Minneapolis home and was shot when she went out to talk to police.

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns in Wake of OIS

July 21, 2017
Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief following last week's fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer.

Minneapolis Chief Calls Damond Shooting "Unnecessary"

July 21, 2017
Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau on Thursday called the shooting death of Justine Damond “unnecessary” and said it contradicted the mission and training given to her officers.

Minneapolis Officer Shoots, Kills Woman while Responding to Her 911 Call

July 17, 2017
Damond called 911 over a possible assault, and when Noor and another officer arrived at the scene in a squad car, she spoke to them near an alley. At some point, Noor, who was in the squad’s passenger seat, reached over and shot Damond.

Video: Minneapolis Officer Shoots Woman while Responding to Her 911 Call

July 17, 2017
Damond called 911 over a possible assault, and when Noor and another officer arrived at the scene in a squad car, she spoke to them near an alley. At some point, Noor, who was in the squad’s passenger seat, reached over and shot Damond.

MN Man Arrested After Guns, Grenade, and Bomb-Making Devices Found in Car

May 16, 2017
Minneapolis police uncovered an arsenal of guns and bomb-making devices during a routine arrest last week.

Minneapolis Police to Begin Tracking Race, Gender on Traffic, Other Stops

September 16, 2016
The Minneapolis Police Department has begun tracking the ethnicities and other demographic characteristics of drivers and pedestrians stopped by its officers to determine whether racial profiling is a common problem in Minnesota's largest city.

Minneapolis Officers to Team Up with Mental Health Pros on EDP Calls

September 7, 2016
As police forces across the country re-evaluate their practices regarding encounters with people with mental health problems, Minneapolis authorities plan to pair officers with mental health specialists on emergency calls involving such problems.

Minneapolis PD Revises Force Policy to Emphasize De-Escalation

August 9, 2016
Minneapolis police officers will be trained to exhaust all reasonable means in defusing potentially violent encounters before resorting to force, under new department rules unveiled Monday.

Minneapolis Officers Working Security Leave WNBA Game Over Player Jerseys, Comments

July 12, 2016
Four off-duty Minneapolis police officers working security at the WNBA Minnesota Lynx game at Target Center on Saturday night walked off the job after the players held a news conference denouncing racial profiling, then wore Black Lives Matter pregame warm-up jerseys.

Minneapolis Police Union President Calls Black Lives Matter a "Terrorist Organization"

June 3, 2016
Kroll’s harshest words were pointed at Black Lives Matter, which he described as a “terrorist organization.”

No Charges for Officers in Jamar Clark Shooting

June 2, 2016
Federal authorities said Wednesday that they would not pursue civil rights charges against two Minneapolis police officers in the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark.

Minneapolis Officers Face Accusations of 'Slowdown'

May 9, 2016
With shootings rising and arrests plummeting, the Minneapolis Fourth Precinct's commander accused officers of slacking off on the job, according to multiple sources.

Minneapolis Relatively Quiet After Jamar Clark Shooting Decision

March 31, 2016
The protests were relatively peaceful compared to the siege the city experienced for 18 days after the shooting. More Here.

Video: Minneapolis Relatively Quiet After Jamar Clark Shooting Decision

March 31, 2016
The protests were relatively peaceful compared to the siege the city experienced for 18 days after the shooting.

County Attorney Rules Minneapolis Officers Justified in Killing Jamar Clark

March 30, 2016
No charges will be filed against the two Minneapolis officers involved in the shooting death last November of Jamar Clark, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Wednesday morning.

County Attorney for Minneapolis Eliminates Grand Juries for OIS Investigations

March 17, 2016
For the first time in at least 40 years, Freeman and several of his top prosecutors will investigate and determine whether or not there will be charges against two Minneapolis officers involved in the fatal shooting of Clark in November. A decision in the case is expected by the end of the month.

Video: Minneapolis Group Pushes for Police Officers to Buy Their Own Liability Insurance

March 1, 2016
A Minneapolis group has created a petition to change the city's charter to require police officers to provide their own liability insurance.

Video: Minneapolis SWAT Dumping Camo Uniforms to Minimize Militarized Look

March 1, 2016
The Minneapolis Police Department's SWAT team is getting new uniforms to minimize the perception of a "militarized" look.

Minneapolis SWAT Dumping Camo Uniforms to Minimize Militarized Look

March 1, 2016
The Minneapolis Police Department's SWAT team is getting new uniforms to minimize the perception of a "militarized" look. More Here.
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