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Public Safety Voices in Minneapolis

Minneapolis received a lot of attention in 2020 for public safety. Some believe stronger law enforcement is needed to combat

  • 02/25/2021
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VIEW: Why We Need Public Health Education

The U.S. has the most expensive healthcare and education system in the world, but is terrible at keeping people healthy and educated.

  • 02/16/2021
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How Albuquerque Is Tackling Community Safety

“Trained, unarmed professionals should be addressing calls on mental health, addiction, inebriation, and homelessness where there is not a threat to public safety.”

  • 01/24/2021
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Visual Q&A: Nicole Archbold on Policing in Minnesota

We talked with Nicole Archbold of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety about topics ranging from defunding police to how we get past an ‘us versus them’ mentality in justice work.

  • 10/10/2020
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Part 2: Violence Intervention and Prevention Strategies

In Part 2 of our conversation with Sasha Cotton, we asked how her office is responding with violence prevention and intervention programs, and what Minneapolis’s next steps are.

  • 07/06/2020
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Part 1: A Public Health Approach to Violence

We spoke with Sasha Cotton about how prevention strategies in Minneapolis have been evolving and what a public health-oriented approach to violence entails.

  • 06/30/2020
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  • 06/05/2020
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Turning Tragedy Into Action

I did not want anyone to forget about who [Philando] was and what he represented as a man — his devotion to his job and the children, always thinking about other people. I wanted to keep his legacy alive by doing the things that he held near and dear to his heart.

  • 11/26/2019
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‘Born and raised on the fair’: It’s in her blood: Brooke Blakey keeps us informed about public safety

Brooke Blakey loves the Minnesota State Fair. It’s a good thing, because she’s there 12 to 16 hours a day

  • 08/01/2014