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Minneapolis lauds 'Operation Endeavor,' but struggles to prove it's behind crime drop

The data-driven, crime-addressing initiative is entering the winter season.

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Mayor Frey vetoes 2 council data requests on homeless encampment closures

Mayor Jacob Frey says he vetoed them as the wording didn't conform to rules for the city's new 'strong mayor' government structure.

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Cedric Alexander walks back comments made on Twitter; Frey reacts

Alexander also blocked multiple accounts, some being media and journalists.

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Minneapolis’ public safety chief spends evening mocking, blocking on Twitter

The community safety commissioner responded to one user's question about downtown policing by calling them two-faced.

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Brian O'Hara selected as new Minneapolis police chief

O'Hara currently serves a deputy mayor role in Newark, New Jersey.

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Minneapolis rolls out new crime-reducing plan, but provides little detail

"Operation Endeavor" is a collaboration between multiple agencies.

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What's in Mayor Jacob Frey's budget proposal?

Here's a breakdown of what the Minneapolis mayor is focusing on in 2023-24.

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Court finds Minneapolis 100+ cops short of mandatory minimum

The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Mayor Jacob Frey failed to meet his legal duty to hire more officers or demonstrate why he hasn't done so.

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Frey vetoes proposal for bus-only lanes on Hennepin Avenue

The City Council approved the proposal on a 8-5 majority.

Minneapolis City Council meeting on June 16, 2022.

Council members, Frey clash over city coordinator appointee

A vote of 8-5 will keep Heather Johnston in line to serve as the city coordinator for four years.

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Mayor Frey addresses 'horrific' findings of state investigation into MPD

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey once again vows to bring changes to MPD.

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After scathing audit, Mpls. leaders key in on emergency protocols

The after-action report uncovered critical communications and planning breakdowns.

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Damning report slams MPD, Frey, city leaders for response to George Floyd riots

An audit found the response was uncoordinated, disorganized and plagued with poor communication.

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Minneapolis launches national search to find 'reform-minded' police chief

The search process is expected to be completed by this summer.

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Protesters pack Minneapolis City Hall, launch ethics complaint against Frey

The move follows the death of Amir Locke at the hands of local police.

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Amir Locke killing: Where things stand Monday morning

Here are the developments from the past few days.

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Amir Locke: MPD chief, Frey scrutinized at tense press conference

The mayor and police chief walked out of the press conference.

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Amir Locke shooting: Elected officials demand bodycam footage release

The mayor's office responded to those calls Thursday afternoon.

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Nezhad drops out of Frey's community safety workgroup

Sheila Nezhad took issue, in part, with the group operating behind closed doors.

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Frey backtracks on dining mandate: Kids age 2-4 won’t need test

The mayor told Chad Hartman the city is already working to change its just-announced regulation.

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2021 elections: When to expect results from Minneapolis, St. Paul

We might have some unofficial results tonight, but some races could extend to Wednesday.

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Mpls. council president files ethics complaint against Arradondo, Frey

At the heart of the complaint is the chief's news conference about Ballot Question 2.

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Minneapolis council committee approves potential November ballot questions

The ballot questions relate to rent control, a potential new public safety department and changing the city's government structure.