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The "Accident Chain" and the In-Custody Death of George Floyd

In aviation, an accident chain usually ends with one or more people dead in a twisted mass of burning metal, investigators conducting a lengthy and expensive inquiry, and mourners lashing out at those responsible for a series of fatal mistakes... Sound familiar?

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Milwaukee Police Chief Demoted to Captain

The Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission on Thursday demoted the city's police chief to the rank of captain.

Minnesota Man Files Lawsuit Claiming Illegal Use of Force

A man in Minneapolis has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming he was shoved to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer during an incident near the site where George Floyd died in police custody in May.

Attorney for Fired Officer Charged in Death of George Floyd Files Motion to Dismiss Charges

The attorney said he will argue that the charges against Thao are not supported by probable cause. Prosecutors must prove that Thao knew former officer Derek Chauvin and others were going to commit a crime and “intended his presence or actions to further the commission of that crime,” the motion says.

Video: Minnesota Officer Sideswiped on Traffic Stop

An officer with the Duluth (MN) Police Department was sideswiped by a passing car as he got out of his patrol vehicle for a traffic stop on Wednesday.

Minneapolis Voters May Consider Alternative Police Charter Measure

The Minneapolis Charter Commission will listen to public testimony Monday evening on a proposal that is a more moderate alternative to the City Council's proposed legislation that would radically change the way in which police services are delivered there.

Charges Filed Against Teen Who Struck Minnesota Officer with Vehicle

If convicted, 18-year-old Shi Sho faces up to 10 years in prison.

George Floyd's Family Files Lawsuit Against Officers and Minneapolis

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, alleges that the officers violated Floyd’s constitutional rights. It claims that the city “caused officers [to] act with impunity and without fear of retribution” and failed to properly train police.

Minneapolis Council Members Supporting Disbanding of Police Have Received $152K in Security Since May

According to an investigative report by the local Fox 9 news outlet, the three council members, Andrea Jenkins (Ward 8), Phillipe Cunningham (Ward 4), and Alondra Cano (Ward 9), were granted a security detail shortly after Memorial Day, which cost the city about $4,500 a day and ended on June 29.

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Off Duty Officer Saves 2 Men from Drowning in Minnesota Lake

An off-duty officer with the Onalaska (MN) Police Department who rescued two men in danger of drowning in a lake over Independence Day weekend is being hailed by the family as a hero.