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Sheriff Fletcher to legislators: Act now before it’s too late

Law enforcement leaders and victims held a press conference Wednesday to urge Gov. Tim Walz to call a special session focused on “reducing crime...

‘I hope you die, b***h,’ kids shout at Ramsey County sheriff 

Warning: Strong language  Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher was accosted by a group of young people Thursday during his popular “Live on Patrol” show. Among the...

Sheriff: Officers recognized gang members in crowd ahead of State Fair...

One person was injured in a shooting at the Minnesota State Fair Saturday night after a series of fights and skirmishes broke out near...

Sheriff: Criminals targeting easy-to-steal Kias and Hyundais

A national trend of stealing Kia and Hyundai vehicles is now reaching the metro area, according to Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher. He said...

Flush with murder suspects, Ramsey County jail is running out of...

Ramsey County, which covers St. Paul, is running out of space to hold criminals in its 500-bed facility, according to Sheriff Bob Fletcher. "There was...

Ramsey County lacks critical tool for saving lives, sheriff contends

Ramsey County is lacking a critical piece of technology that could have saved the lives of recent homicide victims, according to Sheriff Bob Fletcher. Fletcher...

Sheriff Fletcher: Politicians won’t ‘accept the concept’ that cops stop crime

Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher said Twin Cities politicians are unwilling to "accept the concept that police officers deter and prevent crime." Ramsey County covers...

Ramsey County sheriff broadcasts high-speed chase to Facebook, says pursuit policies...

Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher defended his decision to pursue a stolen vehicle through St. Paul’s East Side Wednesday night, an episode that was...