Suspect Fleeing From Police Crashes and Dies

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May 18, 2016 (Minneapolis) On Wednesday morning at 2:09 am., two Minneapolis Police officers were travelling northbound on Penn Avenue North at approximately 36th Avenue North when they observed a southbound vehicle swerving. Officers took evasive measures to avoid being struck head-on by this vehicle. Officers turned around and pulled the suspect vehicle over at […]

Man Pronounced Dead After Shooting

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May 7, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) On May 7, 2016 at 2:28 am, there was a Shot Spotter activation in the area of 27th Avenue North and Knox Avenue North. Officers arrived in the area and located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound lying on 27th Avenue North between Knox and James Avenue North. He […]

Chief Harteau on Personnel Matter

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“I understand the concern surrounding the paid leave of 4th Precinct Inspector Mike Friestleben. Although I cannot go into great detail, I would like to share a few thoughts. First, I highly value the community support and partnerships that we have built over the past few years and acknowledge there is much more to be […]