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EXCLUSIVE: Alpha News tags along for Minneapolis police operation

"The kid that we arrested yesterday is sitting in his back seat. The kid sitting in the front seat is out on bond for...

‘Violence interrupters’ are not available to 911 dispatchers, city confirms

So-called "violence interrupters," civilian activists designed to deescalate volatile situations without police involvement, cannot be dispatched to 911 emergencies according to a city spokesperson. Crime...

State prohibits inspection of data underlying MPD human rights report

The state of Minnesota will not allow the public to view the materials that underlay a recent report accusing the Minneapolis Police Department of...

State approached MPD report with ‘predetermined conclusion,’ police leader says

The head of the Minneapolis police union fired back at a recent report that accuses the city's police of racism. She is not alone. The...

MPD forensic scientist shot off duty, in stable condition

Nicki Lenway, a forensic scientist with the Minneapolis Police Department, was shot multiple times outside a daycare near the University of Minnesota earlier this...

Minneapolis patrol officers down by more than half

The Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) has fewer than 270 officers who can patrol the streets. "There are 268 officers in 911 patrol right now," a...

Carjackings so common that police warn drivers against getting out of...

The Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) recently warned residents about new ways criminals are gaining access to peoples' homes and luring them into carjackings. The "department...

Minneapolis voters overwhelmingly reject proposal to abolish police

Minneapolis residents voted down a measure Tuesday night that would have replaced the police department with a new "Department of Public Safety." Fifty-six percent of...

Here are the businesses pushing to replace the Minneapolis Police Department

None of the 36 Minneapolis businesses that signed a statement in support of replacing the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) were damaged in the George...

Anti-police band finds stolen van after filing police report

An anti-police band from Minneapolis was quick to file a police report after their van full of equipment was stolen near Powderhorn Park. The Gully...