Minneapolis leaders announce new plan to reduce crime

Minneapolis leaders announced a new plan to reduce crime in the city during a 3 p.m. news conference on Thursday. Watch it in the player above. 

Mayor Jacob Frey, Community Safety Commissioner Cedric Alexander, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, Minneapolis Police Department Interim Chief Amelia Huffman, MPD Commander Jason Case, Office of Violence Prevention Manager Jen White, as well as state and federal authorities, were at the news conference. 

They discussed the Minneapolis Office of Community Safety's "new plan for reducing criminal activity in the city," with a news release adding the office has worked with local, state and federal partners. 

Earlier in the day, Gov. Tim Walz and state leaders held a news conference on Minnesota's increased public safety response