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.
Two and a half weeks ago, nine members of the Minneapolis City Council stood up on a stage in Powderhorn Park and called for the disbanding of the Minneapolis Police Department. Now, those calls are under intense scrutiny as the city deals with an outbreak of violence.
More shootings and an uptick in violence across Minneapolis has neighborhoods looking for answers.
A campaign calling for the defunding and disbanding of the Minneapolis Police Department has raised more than $30 million. Now, they're trying to figure out the best way to make a difference with all of that money.
A longtime civil rights activist called an emergency meeting inviting every member of the Minneapolis City Council, but only one showed up.
All 12 members of the Minneapolis City Council co-authored and introduced a resolution Friday “declaring the intent to create a transformative new model for cultivating safety” in the city.
Minneapolis residents would be able to vote on whether to remove the police department from the city charter and replace it with a new department that would “provide for community safety and violence prevention,” under a new proposal from some city council members.
Black community leaders, activists and supporters rallied outside Minneapolis City Hall Thursday announcing their full support for Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, who recently unveil his plans to reform the city’s police department.
Seven Minneapolis Police Department employees have left the force since the death of George Floyd on Memorial day, a department spokesperson said Wednesday.
The Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission met for the first time Tuesday night since George Floyd's death. The call that took place was a special meeting of the Police Conduct Oversight Commission, which is a volunteer group nominated by city council members and the mayor.
A Hennepin County judge ruled the city of Minneapolis must institute six immediate measures to comply with an order filed by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights Monday.
A majority of the Minneapolis City Council pledged its support to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department, which has been a call from protesters in the aftermath of George Floyd's death.
A Minneapolis City Council Member who did not sign a pledge to end the Minneapolis Police Department released a statement explaining her decision Tuesday.
The calls by Minneapolis councilmembers to defund the police department are generating plenty of discussions about public safety. From business owners to those in law enforcement, the unknown is creating some concern. For many, it’s scary to envision what Minneapolis without police would look like.
The Minneapolis City Council spoke with reporters Monday after vowing to dismantle the police department, giving some more input on their goals.