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Minneapolis Police Department: Minnesota, United States law enforcement agency
The Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) is the primary law enforcement agency in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. It is also the largest police department in Minnesota. Formed in 1867, it is the second-oldest police department in Minnesota, after the Saint Paul Police Department that formed in 1854. A short-lived Board of Police Commissioners existed from 1887 to 1890.


Officer charged over Floyd's death posts bail [Video]

Officer charged over Floyd's death posts bail

One of the four former white Minneapolis police officers who were charged over the death of George Floyd, 46, a black man whose death in custody set off protests for police reform and racial justice,..

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Protesters torch Minneapolis police station after black man's death [Video]

Protesters torch Minneapolis police station after black man's death

Demonstrators have set fire to a US police station after video emerged online showing a police officer kneeling on the throat of black man who later died. A Minneapolis Police Department spokesman said..

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DOJ says probe into Floyd death a 'top priority' [Video]

DOJ says probe into Floyd death a 'top priority'

No formal charges have been filed in the George Floyd case following two days of violent protests in Minneapolis, but the U.S. attorney said the investigation was a "top priority." Freddie Joyner has..

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Protestors Clash With California Highway Patrol [Video]

Protestors Clash With California Highway Patrol

Protesters in Los Angeles briefly overtook the 101 Freeway, shattering the windows of at least two law enforcement vehicles. Protestors swarmed a California Highway Patrol vehicle on the freeway...

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