Groundwork is being laid out for three possible public safety proposals for Minneapolis that could end up on the ballot in November.
Community activists delivered stacks of boxes Friday to the Minneapolis city clerk's office to file a petition to amend the city charter in order to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a public safety department.
A coalition of Twin Cities social justice organizations is trying to bring changes to policing in the Twin Cities, with a petition.
People in Minneapolis got a chance to weigh in Thursday on a proposal to replace the police department in the city charter being put on the November ballot.
Next week, Minneapolis residents will get a chance to weigh in on proposed changes to the city's charter that would replace the police department with a public safety department.
Three Minneapolis city councilmembers say they will propose a new charter amendment on Friday that would restructure the police department while removing a quota for the number of police officers in the city.
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.