What does the Minneapolis City Council’s pledge to "end policing as we know it" actually mean?
On June 7th, nine members of the Minneapolis City Council vowed to "end policing as we know it.” They were far less certain about how they would do it.
...when the members of the city council in Minneapolis described their decisions to support the defund movement, I found that they talked much less about a sense that reform had run its course than about a recent collapse of their trust in the Minneapolis police.
The president of the Minneapolis City Council says the body will look at cutting more from the Minneapolis police budget after a move to put eliminating the police before voters stalled.
BREAKING: in an emergency session this afternoon, Minneapolis City Council will ban chokeholds by police and require officers to intervene anytime they see unauthorized use of force by another officer.