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Former Minneapolis City Councilmember Calls for Radical Police Reform, Launches Lawsuit Aginst The City of Minneapolis Police Department

Post-George Floyd crime spike causes tensions between civilians and police to rise further After the death of George Floyd many in Minneapolis called for the defunding of its police department. The City council at one point had a “supermajority” to push past a Mayoral veto to do so but took no action to dismantle or...