A state investigation launched after George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer has determined that the department has engaged in a pattern of race discrimination.
It's a blow to a department that has been reeling since four officers were charged in George Floyd's death. The 54-year-old Arradondo said it was time for new leadership at the department.
The initiative would have changed the city charter to remove a requirement that the city have a police department with a minimum number of officers. Supporters said a complete overhaul of policing was necessary to stop police violence.
Minneapolis voters were also choosing whether to replace the city's unusual “weak mayor, strong council” system with a more conventional distribution of executive and legislative powers that would give the mayor clearer authority.
Policies on housing transgender inmates in the federal prison system are being reviewed after protections for transgender prisoners were rolled back in the Trump administration, The Associated Press has learned.
Authorities said Friday that members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force were trying to arrest a man on a warrant for illegally carrying a firearm when he was shot by a deputy from Hennepin County and a deputy from…
Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott said at a news conference that he doesn't agree with police using pepper spray, tear gas and paintballs during demonstrations.
A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday.
“We’re going to do everything we can to ensure that justice is done and our communities are made whole," said Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliot.
A man who opened fire at a Minnesota health clinic, killing one staff member and wounding four others, previously threatened to carry out a mass shooting at the facility, according to a police report.
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