US City Approves Police Overhaul 3 Years After George Floyd's Death

Posted on AllSides March 31st, 2023
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Nearly three years after a white police officer killed a Black man by kneeling on his neck for nine minutes, the city of Minneapolis announced Friday that it had approved a plan to reform its police force. The death of 46-year-old George Floyd, whose ordeal was filmed by a passerby, sparked mass protests across the country -- and even in global cities -- under the slogan "Black Lives Matter." The Floyd murder on May 25, 2020 led to sharp criticism of law enforcement methods not only in Minneapolis, a midwestern...

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