The shooting death of two apparent burglars in Little Falls provides an opportunity to note that rural crime rates aren’t what some think.
Join a video chat on increasing interest in using drones among local law enforcement agencies.
The city of Nowthen, once reluctant to pay extra for sheriff’s patrols, reports a good relationship between city and county.
On Friday, we’ll talk drones with three experts in a Google Hangout, touching on how drones might be used by law enforcement and some of the legal and privacy implications.
Judging by responses to an MPR query, most gun owners in our Public Insight Network have never used their weapons in self defense. Some reported that showing the gun was enough.
In rural areas, neighbors and police backup can be far away, making domestic violence dangerous for victims and law enforcement alike.
When it comes to taking responsibility for security from crime on his farm and those of his neighbors, Park Rapids farmer Ken Kalish turns to guard llamas.
People around Minnesota report owning guns for a variety of reasons, including self protection. Some use guns strictly to hunt and call the prospect of shooting another person unsettling or even horrifying.
MPR News’ Ground Level project is launching a new topic page called “The Price of Safety,” looking at the pressure on public safety spending and new approaches to law enforcement that are resulting.
The concentration of handgun permits is much higher in northeastern Minnesota than in southwestern Minnesota, a distribution pattern common to many phenomena in the state. Why is that?