A program that was cut from the Champlin Police Department last year is now making a comeback.
The annual Citizens Academy has been organized by Officer Jeff Brown for 16 years, but it was cut in 2014 due to budget constraints. With the support of the city council, the police department is reinstating the program this spring.
Two teens were recognized for their bravery Tuesday night in Long Lake. It all started when they hoped to catch a fish or two about a month ago. Instead, they ended up reeling in the biggest catch of their lives.
Back on Nov. 23, the weather had just started to warm up after a cold snap. Alex Stark and Cody Clements were ice fishing when they heard someone yelling.
The Minneapolis Police Department on Monday will be honoring everyday heroes.
Dozens of officers, employees and citizens will be recognized for saving lives or going above-and-beyond the call of duty. They will be honored during the Minneapolis Police Department 2014 Award Recipients’ Program.