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‘Defund the police’ officially on November ballot in Minneapolis

(The Center Square) — A 12-1 vote from the Minneapolis City Council pushed a petition drive to replace Minneapolis’ police force with a department...

Sections of Minneapolis left virtually unpatrolled amid police shortage

The city of Minneapolis has been unable to meet minimum police staffing requirements amid a personnel crisis. One day earlier this month, Minneapolis was only...

Court orders Minneapolis to hire more police 

A Hennepin County judge struck a major blow to the defund movement Thursday when she ordered the city of Minneapolis to hire more police. Hennepin...

Minneapolis City Council recommends police get $5 million after budget cuts

(The Minnesota Sun) — Due to the huge wave of violent crime sweeping across Minneapolis, the City Council has now recommended that the Minneapolis...

Hennepin County sheriff says there are not enough cops to ‘properly...

Hennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutchinson said last week that Minneapolis is “facing a crisis that nobody wants to talk about” when it comes to...

Chauvin trial overtime cost nearly $3 million; Minneapolis police ask for...

(The Center Square) — Ramped-up security during the three weeks of Derek Chauvin's trial cost taxpayers nearly $3 million, the Minneapolis Police Department said Thursday. Citing unexpected...

Omar wants DOJ to investigate more Minnesota police departments

A group of Minnesota Democrats led by Rep. Ilhan Omar is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the patterns and practices of...

Minneapolis’ 34th homicide captured on video

Minneapolis recorded its 34th homicide of the year on Saturday night and the shooting that led up to it was apparently captured on video. According...

Grandfather of child who was shot dead says Minneapolis needs police 

A well-known community activist and the grandfather of a six-year-old who was shot dead in Minneapolis said defunding the police is “the craziest thing...

Minneapolis leaders don’t allow cops to do their jobs, former officer...

A former Minneapolis police officer said cops on the force have felt “helpless” since as early as 2015, when the city began to take...