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Caryn Sullivan: Who will rush towards the gunfire?

All eyes are on Uvalde, Texas, after a young man shot up a fourth-grade classroom days before summer break. As we learn more about...

‘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...

Committee member who will help pick next St. Paul police chief...

St. Paul has appointed someone who seems to hate the police to a large committee in charge of choosing the city's next police chief. The...

Caryn Sullivan: Law enforcement — who would want the job?

We’re living in a scary time. After two years of COVID-related headlines, crime is escalating as law enforcement ranks are plummeting. Last week’s headlines offer...

Standards board advances rule change to allow noncitizen police officers in...

The Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) is trying to allow noncitizens to become licensed police officers and prohibit people who...

Property crimes way up in Minnetonka from pre-pandemic levels

The Minnetonka Police Department has released its annual crime report for 2021. Although there was no significant change in Minnetonka's violent crime rate, property crimes...

Police line up behind Paul Gazelka’s gubernatorial campaign

Minnesota's 2020 "police officer of the year" and the largest police union in the state have endorsed Republican Sen. Paul Gazelka for governor. Officer Arik...

Roseville police officer shot in standoff released from hospital 

A Roseville police officer who was shot in the face last week was released from Regions Hospital this weekend. An applauding crowd of officers and...

Roseville officer shot in hour-long chaotic standoff Tuesday, suspect dead

A chaotic scene played out in Roseville Tuesday night that left one officer seriously wounded with a gunshot to the face and the suspect...

New Golden Valley police chief has history of suing his employers

Virgil Green is expected to be named the next police chief of Golden Valley, contingent upon background checks. The city made a conditional offer...