Minneapolis city leaders announced changes Tuesday to the Minneapolis Police Department’s disciplinary process designed to improve the likelihood that the police chief’s disciplinary decisions are upheld in arbitration.
A budget proposal released Friday by a trio of Minneapolis councilmembers would move nearly $8 million of funding from the police department to what the members are calling "transformative" safety investments.
The death of George Floyd sparked a reckoning of policing and race relations in the city of Minneapolis, leading many to believe that change was needed.
How the Minneapolis Police Chief plans to absorb deep cuts to the department next year is creating some heated discussion among city leaders and dozens of residents spoke up about the issue Thursday, mostly to criticize the public safety committee.
At its next meeting, the Minneapolis City Council will be discussing a proposed timeline for community engagement for ideas how to change the current policing structure, according to city officials.
The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Minnesota this November says law enforcement is under attack.
The Minneapolis Charter Commission is expected to vote Wednesday on a proposal to disband the city’s police department.
A new poll found that a majority of Minneapolis residents support a 2020 charter change that would create a Community Safety and Violence Prevention Department, officials announced Monday.
The Minneapolis City Council made a series of budget-cutting moves Friday, though the most controversial vote will save the city no money at all.
A Minneapolis police union official claimed she heard Gov. Tim Walz order a police precinct abandoned at the height of the May rioting, then appeared to backtrack after the governor's office said the statement was false.
As the Minneapolis City Council considers defunding the police department, city negotiators are asking the police union to accept scheduling changes and furloughs in their expired labor contract.
New data presented by a workgroup trying to change the way police respond to calls in Minneapolis shows mental health calls cost the city an estimated $467,000 per year.
Discussion grew heated at times as it relates to potential changes to the Minneapolis Police Department during a Charter Commission meeting Wednesday night.
Since the death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis City Council vowed to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department. Now, a work group will help decide whether that question should be put to voters.
The City of Minneapolis is inviting the public to voice their opinions on a proposed charter amendment that would establish a new Department of Community Safety and Violence Prevention. The amendment would also remove the police department as a charter department.
Two bars in Minneapolis will once again close their doors citing ongoing violence in Minneapolis, the owners announced on Saturday.
Two protests faced off on Saturday outside the Minnesota Governor's Residence in St. Paul, as Minnesota considers the future of policing.
The City of Minneapolis is spending $4,500 a day for private security for three council members who have received threats following the police killing of George Floyd, FOX 9 has learned.
The Minneapolis City Council on Friday unanimously approved a proposed amendment would remove requirements for the city to maintain a police department from the city’s charter. The 12-0 vote is step toward putting the issue in front of Minneapolis voters on the November ballot.
A new proposed amendment would remove requirements for the city to maintain a police department from the Minneapolis city charter while adding a new division for "law enforcement services" with licensed officers.