The Fate of the Minneapolis Police Is in Voters’ Hands

In the city where the “defund the police” movement took off, voters will decide next week whether to replace their Police Department with a new public safety agency.

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Justice Dept. Opens Broad Inquiry Into Minneapolis Police

The investigation was a sign that President Biden intends to wield federal law enforcement as a tool to combat police abuses.

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Derek Chauvin on Trial for Murder of George Floyd: Day 7 Key Moments

Lawyers for both the prosecution and the defense continued to argue over whether Mr. Chauvin violated police policy when he knelt on George Floyd for more than nine minutes.

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What is Happening in the Chauvin Trial Today? Latest News

The Minneapolis police chief testified against the former officer, a rare rebuke in law enforcement killings.

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In Rare Testimony, Chief Says Chauvin ‘Should Have Stopped’ Pinning Floyd

“To continue to apply that level of force to a person proned out, handcuffed behind their back — that in no way, shape or form is anything that is by policy,” Chief Medaria Arradondo testified.

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Takeaways from Day 6 of the Derek Chauvin Trial

Jurors heard from two key witnesses, including the chief of police. He said Mr. Chauvin “absolutely” violated department policies.

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Taxes, Chauvin Trial, N.C.A.A.: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Minneapolis Police Investigate Punching of a Black Teenager by an Officer

The events were recorded on video by an eyewitness and came as residents had been protesting another teenager’s arrest in connection with what police said was a “violent felony carjacking.”

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‘They have lost control’: Why Minneapolis Burned.

After George Floyd’s death, pent-up frustrations, provocateurs and inexperienced leadership led to mayhem for three nights.

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