Arrests are the paradigmatic police activity. Though the practice of arrests in the United States, especially arrests involving minority suspects, is under attack, even critics widely assume the power to arrest is essential to policing.
The Bemidji Police Department intends to spend the next three years building a stronger relationship with the community, training its officers and working to reduce crime in the city.
Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie speaks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL’s Robert J. Wright and Erin McCarty about how the events of 2016, including the Alton Sterling shooting and the subsequent murder of three officers, changed the department’s approach to policing.
At its January 2017 meeting, the Council took several actions concerning project drafts.
Project Reporter Matthew Fletcher was featured on a Minnesota Public Radio News segment on incidents of Native Americans interacting with police.