St. Paul Police Department

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Serious crime was up 15% in St. Paul in 2020

“This was an incredibly hard year for all of us,” Police Chief Todd Axtell said, citing riots and the pandemic.

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2 events approved for Minnesota State Capitol this weekend

Local, state and federal law enforcement say they're prepared after learning of credible threats of violence in Minnesota and elsewhere on Sunday.

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Two Amazon delivery vans stolen from employees, one at gunpoint

Authorities have not yet confirmed if the cases are related.

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Pedestrian killed by passing car after falling in the street

The crash occurred Tuesday night at George Street Westand and Stryker Avenue South.

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St. Paul now looking into alternatives to armed police on certain 911 calls

The commission will explore alternative ways to respond to non-violent situations

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2 teens arrested after fleeing St. Paul police, hitting 2 officers

One of the teenagers is a suspect in an October shooting that injured a person's foot.

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Man injured as his gun goes off during pat-down search from St. Paul police

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the incident.

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Man killed by police in St. Cloud identified

Kirby Joseph Michael Hengel was shot by law enforcement in St. Cloud on Tuesday.

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St. Paul police seek help in identifying looting suspects

In the tweets this week, people are suspected of stealing from a Cub Liquor, a Speedway, a nail salon and an auto parts store.

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St. Paul police seek help identifying suspected looter

Police say the man was also seen on video throwing objects at police officers.

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Peace walk for justice after woman fatally shot in front of 50 people

Nia Black was killed last month in front of a crowd, yet no one has come forward with information on who shot her.

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Thousands sit-in at Capitol to protest police brutality, push for systemic change

The student-led protest maintained a quiet and positive atmosphere.

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Teenage passenger dies days after car strikes tree

The car, which had been reported stolen, was speeding away from police

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St. Paul police chief wants slavery clause out of MN Constitution

The clause states slavery may be used as a 'punishment for a crime of which the party has been convicted.'