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NEWS: Investigation Report on Race-Based Policing in Minneapolis

MPD officers, supervisors, and field training officers receive deficient training, which emphasizes a paramilitary approach to policing that results in officers unnecessarily escalating encounters or using inappropriate levels of force.

  • 04/27/2022
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VIEW: A 2003 Police Reform Effort Regroups

After the murder of George Floyd, community members who had been involved in earlier work for police reform returned to the agreement that had been negotiated with police and city representatives in 2003 to understand what more can be done today.

  • 02/10/2022
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Minneapolis City Council holds discussion on no-knock warrant policies

“Right now we don’t know how many cases are like Amir Locke. We don’t know how many people are impacted or even killed by no-knock warrants because there is no transparency.”

  • 02/09/2022
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Minneapolis releases body cam footage of Amir Locke killing

The Downtown Minneapolis Police Murder of a 22-Year-Old

  • 02/04/2022
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Politics: Funding Public Safety Priorities

A new public safety legislative package that will be proposed by the Minnesota House DFL when the session opens January 31 includes a budget of $100 million

  • 01/27/2022
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Survey Results: What Do You Fear?

Minnesota Women’s Press conducted a virtual statewide survey to ask Minnesotans about their current fears.

  • 12/28/2021
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Commentary: Minneapolis Public Safety — What Is Next?

Saint Paul started a great process of improving public safety practices five months after George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis.

  • 11/03/2021
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Minneapolis Ballot Question 2: Public Safety

We might agree that the current justice and public safety system does not work, but what is the solution? Tearing it down? Testing new models? Electing different leaders to reshape the structure from within?

  • 10/26/2021
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The Prevalence of Guns

There have been nearly 80 reported homicides in Minneapolis in 2021, as of October 25. The list below includes 17 gun violence cases in Hennepin County that have someone in custody or sentenced since then, going back to 2019.

  • 10/24/2021
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Editorial: Choosing Minnesota Leadership — Minneapolis Mayor

I recently had a chance to spend nine days in New York City, where I had lived for 18 years.

  • 10/22/2021
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Minneapolis Candidates: Views on Public Safety

Public safety is a key factor in the Minneapolis elections this November. Here is where the candidates stand.

  • 10/20/2021
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Ramsey County: Responding to Sexual Assault Crimes Today

“[The goal] is not simply to send people to prison. It is ultimately ‘do what you can to define success in these cases.’”

  • 10/20/2021