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Minnesota House DFLers postpone event that involves candidate John Thompson

Thompson made strong, divisive remarks outside Lt. Bob Kroll's home in Hugo last month, leading to calls for the DFL to drop its support for the candidate.

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Bob Kroll's wearing of uniform at political event subject of 'internal review' by MPD

A new policy enacted in October prohibited official police uniforms be worn during political appearances without approval.

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Police union chief Bob Kroll appears at campaign event for Jason Lewis

The controversial police federation chief lent his support to the Senate candidate.

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Bob Kroll reverses plans to retire, slams Minneapolis police chief

The controversial Minneapolis police union head gave his latest comments in a radio interview.

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Protesters condemned after they destroy piñata of WCCO's Liz Collin

Protesters were demonstrating outside the home of Collin and her husband, Minneapolis police union chief Bob Kroll.

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Protesters show up at Bob Kroll's home demanding his resignation

Kroll's leadership of the Minneapolis police union has been under scrutiny.

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What did Bob Kroll say during his Twin Cities media PR blitz?

The controversial union leader held several interviews on Monday and Tuesday.

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Bob Kroll answers questions about George Floyd incident for 1st time

Kroll condemned "incompetent leadership" and demanded more video of the incident.

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Minneapolis police chief ends contract negotiations with union

The union is seen as a barrier to reform within the MPD.

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Bob Kroll called police on WaPo reporter who knocked on his door

BMTN has obtained the police report from the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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Protest held at WCCO over anchor's marriage to Bob Kroll

The protest is calling for the Twin Cities TV station to take action.

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Labor groups call for Bob Kroll to resign from Minneapolis police union

"He antagonizes and disparages members of the black community," Minnesota AFL-CIO President Bill McCarthy said.

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Calls for Bob Kroll to go after he sends letter about George Floyd unrest

Bob Kroll commended officers and bashed leadership in a letter to officers.

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Ahead of Trump rally, Mpls. police union is selling 'Cops for Trump' t-shirts

The proceeds from the shirt go to union-supported charities.

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Dispute over Minneapolis PD uniform rule change ahead of Trump rally

The ruling prevents officers appearing on camera at political events and advertisements.