Use of Deadly Force Law Under Scrutiny by Minnesota Judge Following Lawsuit by Police and Law Enforcement Groups

Ramsey County District Court Judge Leonardo Castro is examining a newly enacted deadly force law following a lawsuit by police and law enforcement groups. Castro suspended the law temporarily in September following criticism from policing groups.

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University of Minnesota Labor Union Demands University of Minnesota Police Be Disarmed

The University of Minnesota’s UMN AFSCME, the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, demanded that the University of Minnesota disarm their police force and create a Civilian Police Accountability Council.

The negotiations started this month between the University of Minnesota’s management team and four unions represented by AFSCME.

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