Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s request for federal funds to pay for cleanup was denied by the White House.
In the wake of protests across the nation this month, many police forces are facing high numbers of officers quitting, resigning, or retiring. This weekend the Minneapolis Police Department was forced to accept the resignation of 7 officers who cited a lack of support from above. Current and former officers
Last week we reported that the Minneapolis City Council had promised to pass a resolution defunding the city’s police. Now it’s officially happened, today the city council passed it’s plan unanimously. The plan as reported by Reuters is to completely replace the police department with a “community-led public safety system.”