Police-involved shootings

Minneapolis Police shoot and kill a man during traffic stop

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Police in Minneapolis shot and killed a man during a traffic stop on the city’s south side Wednesday night. The shooting was the first police-involved death in Minneapolis since George Floyd died in May while being arrested by four officers, and stirred anxiety about renewed protests in the city. Officers were carrying out a traffic stop on…

Minnesota to Launch Working Group on Police Shootings

Attorney General Keith Ellison and Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington say the group will begin work later this summer.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Minnesota’s top law enforcement officials are launching a working group and public hearings on police-involved shootings. Attorney General Keith Ellison and Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington say the group will begin work later this summer. The move comes as police departments and the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension have often come under heavy criticism for…