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The latest official details from the Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday's mass shooting differed sharply from initial police accounts and raised questions about security measures at the elementary school and the response of law enforcement.
The city says officers were helping another agency "on a high-risk stop as part of a homicide investigation."
A crew installing a rock wall near Clearwater Lake in rural Annandale alerted law enforcement after discovering a human skull. The FBI is investigating.
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights also found that Minneapolis police officers used covert social media accounts to monitor Black individuals and organizations, including political figures, for purposes unrelated to criminal activity. Human rights officials launched their investigation on June 1, 2020, just days after police officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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Plaintiffs asked for review after an appellate panel reversed an initial victory in district court earlier this year.
The Elk River man went into a coma and went into kidney failure after being injected with ketamine while struggling with police, according to the complaint filed in Minnesota U.S. District Court.
The idea started among police chiefs in Hennepin County and has since been joined by departments all over the Twin Cities, according to Mark Ray, public works director in Crystal.
The suspect, who police said was a 53-year-old man from Roseville, was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. The officer remained hospitalized as of early Wednesday.
Court records remain confidential, as the suspect is only 15 years old.
Chad McGinty, a former law enforcement officer who worked on the review, described a breakdown of "critical" communication among government agencies during the unrest that left first responders with "limited" guidance as they fielded calls during the chaos and resulted in an inconsistent police show of force.

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The new contract would also require officers to undergo a mental health screening before returning to work following a "critical incident" — when they are seriously harmed or seriously harm or kill someone else — and includes some provisions related to discipline.
A Tuesday hearing for a bill aimed at attracting new officers to relieve shortages was canceled after apparent disagreement among DFL lawmakers.
The legislation emphasizes attracting and retaining community-oriented law officers of “good moral character” and those who are underrepresented in the profession. Bill author House Majority leader Ryan Winkler, DFL-Golden Valley, said the bill was developed with the input of the state police chiefs and sheriffs associations.

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