On Friday, Dec. 7, community leaders sipped on hot cocoa and hot cider as they decorated a new donated tree outside of the station filled with ornaments
On Friday, two officers from the North Minneapolis station, in a predominately African American neighborhood, were put on leave after adorning the Christmas tree with cans of malt liquor, Newport cigarettes, and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen paraphernalia, along with other racist items.
Just three years ago, the Fourth Precinct was the site of an 18-day occupation by activists and community members following the shooting death of Jamar Clark.
Many oppose the transfer of a bridge-building MPD officer Meeting at the Zion Baptist Church on Sunday, March 26, community members sent a public message to the Office of Janee Harteau, Minneapolis Chief of Police, that Inspector Michael Friestleben, 53, should remain in North Minneapolis. “I have so much respect for this man… I just […]