Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has made Police Chief Medaria Arradondo a central theme in his campaign to defeat a ballot question that would replace the city's police department this fall.
On the ballot this November, Minneapolis voters will be asked whether they’d like to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new department of public safety.
The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday evening to override a second veto by the mayor's office over language for the November ballot that will be used as citizens debate replacing the police department in the city charter.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced he intends to veto the language of the public safety ballot question "as it stands" after the Policy and Government Oversight Committee approved the ballot question without an explanatory note.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is proposing a $1.599 billion budget for 2022 with a 5.45% levy increase to help the city with economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey vetoed one of two proposed rent control ballot initiatives, which he said would have left policymaking to an advocacy organization.
Friday, the Yes 4 Minneapolis coalition announced a lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis and the city clerk's office.
Minneapolis will review the police department's pursuit policy again after a squad car struck and killed an uninvolved driver during a chase, Mayor Jacob Frey said in his first public statement on the incident.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey addressed staffing issues within the Minneapolis Police Department Friday, one day after a Hennepin County District Court judge ordered the city to hire more officers.
Mayor Frey did not directly comment on a Hennepin County judge’s ordered that the city of Minneapolis must employ 730 sworn police officers by June 30, 2022, but the mayor affirmed his commitment to funding MPD and said “when you lose as much as a third of your department, there are consequences.”
Minneapolis City Councilmember Andrea Jenkins was blocked in a parking lot by protesters over the weekend until she signed a handwritten list of demands. Mayor Jacob Frey condemned the act in a tweet Tuesday.
Minneapolis businesses impacted by last year’s riots and the COVID-19 pandemic are waiting for much-needed relief to come their way.
Masks are no longer required in the city of Minneapolis, the mayor says.
City leaders are asking the state and federal governments to help curb violent crime in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey spoke with FOX 9 Sunday morning to share some of the city's plan to address recent violence.
Minneapolis police and city officials announced a new model for community safety and accountability following a violent weekend in the city.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey shared a new plan for community safety in the city.
As Minneapolis faces a wave of crime, its mayor and city council seem at odds about the solution.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey vetoed a resolution Friday that would prohibit the Minnesota State Patrol from using the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board's headquarters.
Union activists taunted Minnesota National Guard soldiers this week and Democratic lawmakers tried to ban the use of tear gas as a crowd control tactic, showing the escalating tension between Gov. Tim Walz and his party's left flank.