St. Anthony Crime

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  • Toy-gun tragedy averted

    Saturday May 19 | via TwinCities 

    She could have - if she feared for her life or that of others, if she saw a menacing gesture on that frigid February night in Falcon Heights - fired and killed the supposedly armed suspect. There is little doubt in my mind that - in spite of likely mass protests and a sea of second-guessing - she would have been, had it gone that way, rendered legally justified in taking a 14-year-old boy's life.


    Related Topix: Falcon Heights, MN, Ramsey County, MN, St. Paul, MN, St. Anthony, MN

  • Dozens protest 'Bulletproof' police training at Mall...

    Wednesday May 16 | via Star Tribune 

    The four dozen people gathered outside the Mall of America in Bloomington late Wednesday afternoon to protest the "Bulletproof" police training course being held inside had three major demands: That law enforcement agencies stop sending their officers to the training; that the mall stop sponsoring the training, and that the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training stop granting continuing education credits for the two-day course. The training, formerly called Bulletproof Warrior, "fosters a reckless and violent mentality in police," said Michelle Gross, president of Communities United Against Police Brutality.


    Related Topix: St. Anthony, MN, Falcon Heights, MN, Ramsey County, MN

  • Deputies pulled from criticized class

    Wednesday May 16 | via Sentinel 

    The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office has pulled deputies out of a law-enforcement training class that was criticized after the 2016 shooting of Philando Castile. BulletProof training sessions are planned at the Mall of America this week.


    Related Topix: Ramsey County, MN, St. Anthony, MN, Falcon Heights, MN

  • The Latest: Minneapolis pulls officers from training...

    Tuesday May 15 | via Post-Bulletin 

    The Minneapolis Police Department has joined a county sheriff's office in pulling its officers out of training that was criticized after the 2016 shooting of Philando Castile. On Tuesday, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says his department decided not to send officers to the BulletProof training after careful consideration.


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  • New videos show Sacramento police made sure the publ...

    Apr 18, 2018 | via ThinkProgress 

    Protesters and California Highway Patrol officers on Interstate 5 during a demonstration against the Sacramento police department after two officers shot and killed Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man, in the backyard of his grandmother's house. CREDIT: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Wave upon wave of arriving officers consciously concealed their discussions of the police killing of Stephon Clark in Sacramento last month, a new raft of videos released by the city shows.


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