The election of Charles Stenvig in 1969 marked a turning point for the Minneapolis Police Department.
Minneapolis Police Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide for a high-speed, squad-involved crash that killed 40-year-old Leneal Frazier.
Less than 24 hours after Minneapolis Police issued a city wide alert warning ride-share drivers of targeted car jackings and aggravated robberies, another driver became the latest victim.
Minneapolis Police is warning ride-share drivers to take extra precautions after more than 40 have been targeted since mid-August.
Meeting at the intersection where he was killed, the family of Leneal Frazier celebrated the news Friday that criminal charges were filed more than three months after the fatal crash. This is the eighth time a Minnesota officer has been charged in connection to an on-duty death, but the first time an officer in this state has been charged for their role in an on-duty pursuit.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman insists the time has come to hold police officer accountable for their actions during "dangerous motor vehicle pursuits." Freeman charged Minneapolis Police Officer Brian Cummings with second-degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide for a high-speed, squad-involved crash that killed Leneal Frazier.
Leneal Frazier was killed on July 6, 2021 when his Jeep was struck by a Minneapolis police squad car driven by Officer Brian Cummings. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman has announced manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide charges against Officer Cummings for causing the crash.
Following the Minnesota Supreme Court reversing Mohamed Noor's third-degree murder conviction in the death of Justine Damond, he was resentenced Thursday to 57 months in prison for second-degree manslaughter. The 57 months is the top end of the sentencing guidelines per Minnesota law. With time served, Noor will be eligible for supervised release on June 27, 2022.
Ex-Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor will be resentenced at 9 a.m. Thursday for second-degree manslaughter in the 2017 shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
In a letter opposing the charter amendment, Senator Smith says dividing control of policing in Minneapolis between both the mayor and city council would create a "dysfunctional structure for public safety."
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo asked City Council members for a $27 million budget increase Monday to rebuild his shrinking force, even as voters weigh his department's fate.
While throwing her support behind both Kate Knuth and Sheila Nezhad for Minneapolis mayor, Rep. Ilhan Omar also urged voters not to rank Mayor Jacob Frey at all.
A 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg while walking on the street in the Hawthorne neighborhood, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.
Ex-Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor filed court documents Thursday asking the court for less prison time when he is resentenced for second-degree manslaughter in the 2017 shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
Three former Minneapolis police officers involved in the Jaleel Stallings case are receiving thousands of pension dollars each month, Public Employees Retirement Association executive director Doug Anderson confirmed to FOX 9 on Thursday.
Divisions in over policing in Minneapolis were loud and clear Tuesday as the charter amendment to replace the city's police department was debated in front of a live audience.
The Minneapolis police lieutenant and commander heard making inappropriate comments in body camera video about the protesters during last summer’s civil unrest have left the department, according to the mayor’s office.
Body camera footage captured Minneapolis police officers discussing a change in approach on the fifth night of unrest following the death of George Floyd.
A new grant could cause some major changes at the Minneapolis Police Department, and the mayor and police chief are hoping the city council backs the proposal.
A Texas man who federal authorities say was involved with the anti-government group known as the "Boogaloo Bois" has pleaded guilty to a federal riot charge on Thursday for his part in firing shots at the Minneapolis Third Police Precinct during riots after the death of George Floyd.