Story Idea #3
Although information has not been released for March of 2007 as of yet, the number of rapes reported in the city of Minneapolis declined from 74 for the months of January and February of 2006 to 41 over the same time period this year, a drop of over 40 percent. How have Minneapolis Police Department efforts and implementation of their five key initatives contributed to such a decrease, if at all?
Timothy Dolan, Chief of Police, 612-673-3787
Val Wurster, Deputy Chief of the Investivations Bureau, 612-673-2853
Shannon McDorough, 4th Precinct Crime Prevention Specialist, 612-673-2853