Minneapolis Police Officer Fired Over Offensive Christmas Decorations

A ranking member of the Minneapolis Police Department was fired Monday after he was found responsible for decorating a precinct Christmas tree will allegedly racist ornaments. Images of the tree, located at the department’s north side precinct, began to surface on social media Friday and showed a tree decorated with…

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Prosecutors Say Ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor ‘Intended’ to Kill Australian Woman

A former Minneapolis police officer “intended” to kill Justine Ruszczyk Damond when he shot the Australian woman multiple times last year, prosecutors argued as they seek a more serious murder count, KID Newsradio said. Prosecutors said they plan to charge Mohamed Noor with intentional second-degree murder in the death of Damond,…

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Minneapolis Police Now Required to List Illegal Immigrant Rights in All Squad Cars

Minneapolis is now beginning to install placards in its squad cards with a list of rights illegal immigrants have when interacting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and city police. Mayor Jacob Frey announced the proposal during his inaugural “State of the City” address in May, saying he believes…

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Ellison Investigation Stalled After Local Authorities Decline Request to Review

The Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party is forwarding its investigation into Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN-05) on to local authorities as a final step in the process, but so far nobody has agreed to undertake the review. Earlier this week, The Associated Press obtained a leaked copy of the DFL’s final report on…

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Minneapolis is Doing Everything It Can to Become a Sanctuary City

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A Minneapolis city ordinance prevents local police officers from inquiring “about immigration status” when conducting their policing. The policy made local headlines in early August when Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey disparaged Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis President Bob Kroll and his colleagues for appearing in a campaign mailer for Tim…

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