Mohamed Ibrahim

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MPD considers purchasing Super Bowl LII surveillance cameras

The Minneapolis Police Department is considering purchasing surveillance cameras Verizon installed downtown before Super Bowl LII. Seventeen of the 20 cameras – which were installed at no charge to the City – have been operational since, alongside the more than 200 existing cameras citywide. While MPD states the cameras fill holes in its coverage, some City officials have raised privacy concerns.


UMN professor accused of domestic assault makes court appearance

Aaron Doering, 47, was arrested on Dec. 26 for domestic abuse after the victim told police that he had dragged and choked her, according to court documents. Since his arrest, two other women have come forward accusing Doering of physically abusing them, reports say. 


Cedar-Riverside to welcome two new Somali-American beat cops

After a year-long process, the Minneapolis Police Department assigned two Somali-American officers, Daadir Galayr and Mohamud Jama, to patrol the predominantly East African neighborhood. Community leaders and MPD hope the officers will help bridge the cultural divide between police and residents.


UMN omits bodycams from budget request

After a two-year review period, the University of Minnesota Police Department has decided not to seek funding for bodycams in its upcoming budget request. University administrators cited sufficient existing infrastructure and privacy concerns as reasons not to ask for the funding.