Minneapolis Police Change Body Camera Policy After Fatal Shooting

By MITCH SMITH July 26, 2017 Minneapolis police officers will be required to turn on their body cameras as soon as they start responding to 911 calls, part of a policy overhaul announced on Wednesday as fallout continues from the fatal shooting of an unarmed...

In Minneapolis, Unusual Police Killing Raises an Old Outcry: Why?

By JOHN ELIGON, VIVIAN YEE and MATT FURBER July 22, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS — There was something bad going on in the alleyway behind the house, she told her fiancé on the phone, someone who sounded as if she was in distress, maybe a...

Woman Shot by Minneapolis Officer ‘Didn’t Have to Die,’ Police Chief Says

By JOHN ELIGON and MITCH SMITH July 20, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS — The mayor and the police chief of this city said on Thursday that Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman killed last weekend by a Minneapolis police officer, should not have been...

Australian Woman Is Fatally Shot by Minneapolis Police

By GERRY MULLANY July 16, 2017 An Australian woman was fatally shot overnight Saturday by Minneapolis police officers who did not have their body cameras turned on, officials said. The woman, Justine Damond, was shot as the officers were responding to her...

Gunman Called Police Shootings a ‘Necessary Evil’ in a Suicide Note

By ALAN BLINDER June 30, 2017 The man who opened fire last summer on law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, La., killing two policemen and a deputy sheriff, carried out his ambush “to create substantial change within America’s police force and...