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Minnesota Officer Wounded, K-9 Killed at Domestic Dispute Call

An officer with the Duluth (MN) Police Department was wounded and a K-9 was killed when shots rang out during a standoff with an armed man at a domestic dispute call on Sunday night.

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2018 in Review: A Glass Overflowing with Great Stories of American Policing

Despite downward numbers of recruits seeking to join the ranks of law enforcement and increasing indications of de-policing across the country, we can—if we look hard enough—find countless bright spots for American policing in 2018.

Minnesota Department Creates New Position to Fight Opioid Crisis

Jessica McCarthy says she hopes to be a resource for overdose victims. Her goal is to help them refrain from relapsing by working individually with them to get them treatment and guide them to available services.

Minnesota Police Called for Noise Complaint Play Video Game in Lieu of Charges

Officers Isaac Palmer and Kou Yang responded to the call and found several people inside eating pizza, drinking beer, and playing the newly released "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" video game. The officers handled the noise complaint, and finding no reason to file any charges, decided to hang around to play the video game for a few moments.

Gun-Wielding Suspect Fatally Shot by Minnesota Police

An armed man wanted for an undisclosed allegation resisted arrest at a traffic stop and was fatally shot by an officer with the Bemidji (MN) Police Department, according to a statement the agency posted to Facebook.

Minnesota Police Shoot, Kill Reportedly Suicidal Knife-Wielding Man

Officers from Stillwater, Bayport, and Oak Park Heights all responded to the incident, finding the man carrying the knife. One officer deployed a TASER, then another opened fire with a sidearm.

Minnesota Department Testing "BolaWrap" Restraint Device

The Chaska (MN) Police Department is the first in the state to test the new "BolaWrap" restraint device, which fires a length of Kevlar cord at a rate of 640 feet per second which then wraps around a resistive subject, immobilizing them so responding officers can safely approach and make an arrest.

Minnesota Officers Resuscitate Newborn, Then Deliver Her Twin Sister

On Tuesday, police officers with the Wyoming (MN) Police Department responded to a call of a woman in labor at her home.

Minnesota Police Cars Set to Display "Know-Your-ICE-Rights" Placards

The president of the union representing officers who work for the Minneapolis (MN) Police Department strongly disagrees with a decision by Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey to install so-called "Know-Your-ICE-Rights" placards on all MPD squad cars.

Minnesota Police Department Declines to Investigate AG Candidate's Alleged Domestic Abuse

The Minneapolis Police Department on Wednesday declined to investigate the domestic abuse allegations against U.S. Representative Keith Ellison, citing an apparent conflict of interest, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.