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Minneapolis Council Majority Backs Disbanding Police Force

Posted on AllSides June 8th, 2020
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Violence in America, law enforcement, police force, Minneapolis, Minneapolis City Council, public safety

A solid majority of the Minneapolis City Council pledged on Sunday to disband the local police department and replace it with a new model of public safety, The New York Times reported.

Nine of the council’s 13 members said the changes to be decided upon that will replace the police department are expected to be adopted in the coming weeks.

Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender said Sunday that the decision is necessary, because “it is clear that our existing system of policing and public safety is not keeping our...

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