Minneapolis Police Adding Patrols Near U Of M Campus

(Minneapolis, MN) -- More police are on patrol in the neighborhoods surrounding the University of Minnesota campus to a slew of assaults and robberies since August. Minneapolis Police Lieutenant Bruce Jensen tells WCCO-TV that they're primarily focused on the Como neighborhood, Marcy-Holmes neighborhood and the Prospect Park neighborhoods. The number of officers on patrol has more than doubled to try to fight back. At the same time, police are telling students they have a responsibility to be aware of their surroundings at all times.