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UPDATED 2-13: Policing Safety in Schools?

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As schools resume statewide, there is pushback by some politicians and law enforcement officers about not being able to use a prone hold — putting a student face down on the ground and applying weight to their head, throat, neck, or chest to restrict their ability to breathe.

SERIES: How Ramsey County Addresses Public Safety

Ramsey County has consistently been able to solve homicides — at a rate of above 90 percent — because there's trust with the system and in communities, which is a big part of criminal justice.

Data and Resources: Youth Well-Being

Pathways Home, Ramsey County approach to juvenile justice reform, maintaining connections for incarceration-impacted families, health care disparities report, and a storybook about anxiety

Public Safety Is More Than Emergency Response

Editor's Message The conversations I have had recently…

SERIES: Understanding the Youth Mental Health Crisis

People sometimes think that if a child is punished enough, they'll "get it" — but that doesn't change behavior. You have to teach new skill sets, how to rewire their brains.

SERIES: Talking About Public Safety With Two Minneapolis City Council Candidates

"The oversight capacity of the City Council is going to really matter. I have a really strong value around police accountability, and talking about it honestly and bluntly, because we need to as the city of Minneapolis.”
Mary Moriarty

Talking to Mary Moriarty About Juvenile Justice Reform

As the new Hennepin County Attorney, Mary Moriarty…

Next Step Program: How Healing and Transformation Can Emerge From Violence

An elementary school child looked out the window and saw…

NEWS: Two Recent Minneapolis Events Showcase New Imagination Around Public Safety

Junauda Petrus and Rep. María Isa are helping to bring attention to long-standing and generally underappreciated approaches to address public safety

SERIES: Re-Imagining Public Safety

Stories that reflect the challenges and solutions to creating a safer Minnesota that relies less on locks than on addressing behavioral concerns and needs.

Deep Dive: Let’s Talk About Public Safety

Changemakers Alliance is the Minnesota Women’s Press extension that creates deep dive stories, partly by hosting and sharing public conversations about core topics that impact people statewide.

What Minnesota Politics Looks Like: Housing, Education, Public Safety

Phase Two of the CALL housing movement will begin this summer, which could include a scorecard of legislators’ work on behalf of solving the housing crisis.