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Chief struggles to change Minneapolis police culture

Chief struggles to change Minneapolis police culture

Many hoped Minneapolis' first black police chief could change the culture of a police department that critics said too often uses excessive force and discrimin [...] Read full article: Chief struggles to change Minneapolis po...→

Chief struggles to change Minneapolis police culture

Chief struggles to change Minneapolis police culture

Many hoped Minneapolis' first black police chief could change the culture of a police department that critics said too often uses excessive force and discrimin [...] Read full article: Chief struggles to change Minneapolis po...→

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

An Iowa police chief said Tuesday that it was a “horrible mistake” and a “total accident” to compare Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Des Moines, to “road b [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief apologizes for suggest...→

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

A police chief in Iowa apologized Tuesday and said that his Facebook comment that appeared to refer to Black Lives Matter protesters as “road bumps” was just a [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief claims Facebook commen...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Minneapolis police union head blames

Minneapolis police union head blames "failed leadership" for George Floyd case

"We believe that our membership...has been unfairly scapegoated by political leaders in our city and our state," Lt. Bob Kroll said. "They have shifted their f [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union head blames "fa...→

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale’s Chief of Police is calling two videos of suspended officer Steven Pohorence concerning, as the police department continues investigating the [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 ...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Police officers in Tampa, Florida, were reportedly ambushed Saturday while responding to a call, according to TPD Chief Brian Dugan. Read full article: Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Offic...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx sees the conversations happening now as a "transformational moment." She’s optimistic about the possibility of change. Read full article: Foxx sees police as both helpers and cri...→

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

A Capitol Hill business owner reportedly called 911 multiple times to report a break-in and fire at his auto repair shop — but officers never responded. Seattl [...] Read full article: ‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief...→

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Instead they want a civilian council of community members to have power and make decisions when it comes to police accountability. Read full article: Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minne...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters. Read full article: Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apol...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis on Tuesday said they erroneously reported that one person had died when gunfire broke out in the city’s Uptown area. Read full article: Police update report on Minneapolis gunf...→

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Two Tampa police officers were injured early Saturday after a crowd of hundreds surrounded a group of officers in an "ambush," the Tampa police chief said. Read full article: Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police respondin...→

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis police confirmed Tuesday that no one was killed in the weekend shooting in the heart of Uptown that injured 12 people. Read full article: Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Ki...→

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

A data map shows the amount of gunfire reports in Minneapolis over the past 30 days is more than 1,600 and climbing. Read full article: 'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,...→

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

As Minneapolis tries to overhaul its police department in the wake of Floyd’s death, city leaders will collide with a pugnacious and powerful union that has lo [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police ...→

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

Even as the Minneapolis Police Department reels in the aftermath of its officers’ involvement in the killing of George Floyd, the department has been recruitin [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, looking for police recru...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

(CNN) — Twelve people were shot, including one fatally, during an overnight melee in Minneapolis, police said. The shooting took place early Sunday morning in. [...] Read full article: 1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapol...→

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tuscon Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation on Wednesday, following the death of a 27-old-man who reportedly died while in police custody.  Read full article: Tucson police chief offers to resign aft...→

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for nationwide protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But many Minneapolis reside [...] Read full article: On Minneapolis' North Side, residents qu...→

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

As a couple picked up a couch from a St. Paul residence, a group of teens approached and demanded money and a cell phone. It escalated into an assault against [...] Read full article: 3 teens charged with robbery, assault of...→

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates for the Aurora Police Department chief’s job appeared at a public forum Tuesday night answering questions from the public and sharing the [...] Read full article: Four final candidates make their pitch f...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham condemned attempts by protesters to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Monda [...] Read full article: DC police chief condemns bid to tear dow...→

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Plus: coronavirus outbreak at Amazon’s Shakopee operation; Walker Art Center lays off part-time staff; Duluth faces dire budget situation; and more. Read full article: Minneapolis police union head interviewe...→

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

A divide in Snohomish, a city of 10,000 near the Cascade foothills, had come to light early last week as citizens armed with semi-automatic weapons and display [...] Read full article: Snohomish police chief reassigned after ...→

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan ripped Washington state public officials Monday after he said they failed to "take responsibility" for a [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP ...→

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

A retired police chief witnessed a couple being assaulted in St. Paul, came to their aid and found himself under attack, according to police. Bob Jacobson, who [...] Read full article: Retired police chief intervenes when cou...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Interim Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant held a press conference on June 20 to address concerns about an officer sickout – or “blue flu – in protest of the c [...] Read full article: Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addr...→

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tuscon Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation on Wednesday, following the death of a 27-old-man who reportedly died while in police custody.  Read full article: Tucson police chief offers to resign aft...→

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

As a couple picked up a couch from a St. Paul residence, a group of teens approached and demanded money and a cell phone. It escalated into an assault against [...] Read full article: 3 teens charged with robbery, assault of...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates for the Aurora Police Department chief’s job appeared at a public forum Tuesday night answering questions from the public and sharing the [...] Read full article: Four final candidates make their pitch f...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale’s Chief of Police is calling two videos of suspended officer Steven Pohorence concerning, as the police department continues investigating the [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 ...→

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham condemned attempts by protesters to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Monda [...] Read full article: DC police chief condemns bid to tear dow...→

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Two Tampa police officers were injured early Saturday after a crowd of hundreds surrounded a group of officers in an "ambush," the Tampa police chief said. Read full article: Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police respondin...→

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Police officers in Tampa, Florida, were reportedly ambushed Saturday while responding to a call, according to TPD Chief Brian Dugan. Read full article: Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Offic...→

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx sees the conversations happening now as a "transformational moment." She’s optimistic about the possibility of change. Read full article: Foxx sees police as both helpers and cri...→

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

A divide in Snohomish, a city of 10,000 near the Cascade foothills, had come to light early last week as citizens armed with semi-automatic weapons and display [...] Read full article: Snohomish police chief reassigned after ...→

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

As Minneapolis tries to overhaul its police department in the wake of Floyd’s death, city leaders will collide with a pugnacious and powerful union that has lo [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police ...→

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Instead they want a civilian council of community members to have power and make decisions when it comes to police accountability. Read full article: Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minne...→

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

A retired police chief witnessed a couple being assaulted in St. Paul, came to their aid and found himself under attack, according to police. Bob Jacobson, who [...] Read full article: Retired police chief intervenes when cou...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Interim Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant held a press conference on June 20 to address concerns about an officer sickout – or “blue flu – in protest of the c [...] Read full article: Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addr...→

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

An Iowa police chief said Tuesday that it was a “horrible mistake” and a “total accident” to compare Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Des Moines, to “road b [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief apologizes for suggest...→

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for nationwide protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But many Minneapolis reside [...] Read full article: On Minneapolis' North Side, residents qu...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

A police chief in Iowa apologized Tuesday and said that his Facebook comment that appeared to refer to Black Lives Matter protesters as “road bumps” was just a [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief claims Facebook commen...→

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters. Read full article: Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apol...→

Minneapolis police union head blames

Minneapolis police union head blames "failed leadership" for George Floyd case

"We believe that our membership...has been unfairly scapegoated by political leaders in our city and our state," Lt. Bob Kroll said. "They have shifted their f [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union head blames "fa...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis on Tuesday said they erroneously reported that one person had died when gunfire broke out in the city’s Uptown area. Read full article: Police update report on Minneapolis gunf...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Plus: coronavirus outbreak at Amazon’s Shakopee operation; Walker Art Center lays off part-time staff; Duluth faces dire budget situation; and more. Read full article: Minneapolis police union head interviewe...→

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis police confirmed Tuesday that no one was killed in the weekend shooting in the heart of Uptown that injured 12 people. Read full article: Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Ki...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

A data map shows the amount of gunfire reports in Minneapolis over the past 30 days is more than 1,600 and climbing. Read full article: 'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,...→

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

A Capitol Hill business owner reportedly called 911 multiple times to report a break-in and fire at his auto repair shop — but officers never responded. Seattl [...] Read full article: ‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief...→

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan ripped Washington state public officials Monday after he said they failed to "take responsibility" for a [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP ...→

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

Even as the Minneapolis Police Department reels in the aftermath of its officers’ involvement in the killing of George Floyd, the department has been recruitin [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, looking for police recru...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

(CNN) — Twelve people were shot, including one fatally, during an overnight melee in Minneapolis, police said. The shooting took place early Sunday morning in. [...] Read full article: 1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapol...→

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tuscon Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation on Wednesday, following the death of a 27-old-man who reportedly died while in police custody.  Read full article: Tucson police chief offers to resign aft...→

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

An Iowa police chief said Tuesday that it was a “horrible mistake” and a “total accident” to compare Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Des Moines, to “road b [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief apologizes for suggest...→

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for nationwide protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But many Minneapolis reside [...] Read full article: On Minneapolis' North Side, residents qu...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

As a couple picked up a couch from a St. Paul residence, a group of teens approached and demanded money and a cell phone. It escalated into an assault against [...] Read full article: 3 teens charged with robbery, assault of...→

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

A police chief in Iowa apologized Tuesday and said that his Facebook comment that appeared to refer to Black Lives Matter protesters as “road bumps” was just a [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief claims Facebook commen...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters. Read full article: Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apol...→

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates for the Aurora Police Department chief’s job appeared at a public forum Tuesday night answering questions from the public and sharing the [...] Read full article: Four final candidates make their pitch f...→

Minneapolis police union head blames

Minneapolis police union head blames "failed leadership" for George Floyd case

"We believe that our membership...has been unfairly scapegoated by political leaders in our city and our state," Lt. Bob Kroll said. "They have shifted their f [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union head blames "fa...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale’s Chief of Police is calling two videos of suspended officer Steven Pohorence concerning, as the police department continues investigating the [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 ...→

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

Police update report on Minneapolis gunfire, say none killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis on Tuesday said they erroneously reported that one person had died when gunfire broke out in the city’s Uptown area. Read full article: Police update report on Minneapolis gunf...→

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham condemned attempts by protesters to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Monda [...] Read full article: DC police chief condemns bid to tear dow...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Two Tampa police officers were injured early Saturday after a crowd of hundreds surrounded a group of officers in an "ambush," the Tampa police chief said. Read full article: Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police respondin...→

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Minneapolis police union head interviewed on CBS This Morning | MinnPost

Plus: coronavirus outbreak at Amazon’s Shakopee operation; Walker Art Center lays off part-time staff; Duluth faces dire budget situation; and more. Read full article: Minneapolis police union head interviewe...→

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Police officers in Tampa, Florida, were reportedly ambushed Saturday while responding to a call, according to TPD Chief Brian Dugan. Read full article: Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Offic...→

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Killed In Uptown Shooting Over The Weekend

Minneapolis police confirmed Tuesday that no one was killed in the weekend shooting in the heart of Uptown that injured 12 people. Read full article: Minneapolis Police Confirm No One Was Ki...→

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

Minneapolis police union says it’s been ‘scapegoated’ after George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” b [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union says it’s been ...→

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx sees the conversations happening now as a "transformational moment." She’s optimistic about the possibility of change. Read full article: Foxx sees police as both helpers and cri...→

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,600 Minneapolis Gunfire Reports Within 30 Days

A data map shows the amount of gunfire reports in Minneapolis over the past 30 days is more than 1,600 and climbing. Read full article: 'It's Just Stupid': Police Data Shows 1,...→

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

A divide in Snohomish, a city of 10,000 near the Cascade foothills, had come to light early last week as citizens armed with semi-automatic weapons and display [...] Read full article: Snohomish police chief reassigned after ...→

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

A Capitol Hill business owner reportedly called 911 multiple times to report a break-in and fire at his auto repair shop — but officers never responded. Seattl [...] Read full article: ‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief...→

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police Department Means Taking On Police Union

As Minneapolis tries to overhaul its police department in the wake of Floyd’s death, city leaders will collide with a pugnacious and powerful union that has lo [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, Talk Of Changing Police ...→

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan ripped Washington state public officials Monday after he said they failed to "take responsibility" for a [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP ...→

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minneapolis Foundation To Address Police Reform

Instead they want a civilian council of community members to have power and make decisions when it comes to police accountability. Read full article: Civil Rights Leaders Against Using Minne...→

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

In Minneapolis, looking for police recruits who can resist ‘warrior culture’

Even as the Minneapolis Police Department reels in the aftermath of its officers’ involvement in the killing of George Floyd, the department has been recruitin [...] Read full article: In Minneapolis, looking for police recru...→

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

A retired police chief witnessed a couple being assaulted in St. Paul, came to their aid and found himself under attack, according to police. Bob Jacobson, who [...] Read full article: Retired police chief intervenes when cou...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapolis shooting, police say

(CNN) — Twelve people were shot, including one fatally, during an overnight melee in Minneapolis, police said. The shooting took place early Sunday morning in. [...] Read full article: 1 killed, 11 others wounded in Minneapol...→

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Interim Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant held a press conference on June 20 to address concerns about an officer sickout – or “blue flu – in protest of the c [...] Read full article: Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addr...→