Minneapolis Police Staffing Falls To Lowest Level In Four Decades After George Floyd’s Death

Posted on AllSides September 19th, 2023
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The Minneapolis Police Department has been hemorrhaging officers ever since George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody, and the force’s staffing crisis recently hit a new low.

With just 585 sworn officers, the city’s police force last month dipped to its lowest staffing level in at least four decades, the Star Tribune reported.

The city now has one of the lowest ratios of police officers to city residents out of 22 cities the outlet analyzed, with 1.4 officers for every 1,000 residents.

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