Mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Jacob Lawrence Frey is the mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he served on the Minneapolis City Council from 2013 until his election as mayor. Elected mayor in 2017, he was sworn in on January 2, 2018.
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For Mayor Jacob Frey of Minneapolis, a Walk of ShameA sea of protesters yelled, “Go home, Jacob, go home!” and “Shame! Shame!” when he would not, on the spot, commit to abolishing the Police Department.
Minneapolis Mayor Booed Out of RallyChanting “Shame” and “Go home, Jacob, go home,” demonstrators drove Mayor Jacob Frey out of a rally after he declined to commit to defunding the police.
Mayor Jacob Frey of Minneapolis Had Promised to Improve Police RelationsThe mayor took the helm of the city after fatal police shootings hampered his predecessor.
Minneapolis Police 3rd Precinct building set on fire after George Floyd's deathMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said he decided to evacuate the police building, noting "brick and mortar is not as important as life."
Donald Trump on violent Minneapolis protests: Mayor Jacob Frey 'weak,' 'thugs' dishonor George Floyd's memoryAmid escalating violence in Minneapolis after George Floyd's death, President Donald Trump criticized the city's mayor and called protesters "thugs."
'No justice, no peace': Protests, violence continue in Minneapolis, New York City, other US cities following George Floyd's deathProtests nationwide continued in the wake of the death of George Floyd, and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey declared a local emergency on Thursday.
Minneapolis Protests Turn Violent as Outrage Grows Over Death of George FloydThe police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at crowds, and Mayor Jacob Frey called for the arrest of the white police officer who pressed his knee into Mr. Floyd’s neck.
Looting erupts during Minneapolis protests over black man's killing by policeMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer shown on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of a handcuffed..
Minneapolis mayor calls for white police officer to be charged in black man's deathMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on authorities to criminally charge a white police officer who knelt on an African-American man's neck shortly before he died at a hospital.
F.B.I. to Investigate Arrest of Black Man Who Died After Being Pinned by OfficerThe man, who was not identified, died “a short time” after the arrest, the Minneapolis Police said in a statement. Mayor Jacob Frey said the officer “failed in the most basic, human sense.”
'Immigrants and refugees are welcome in Minneapolis.' Mayor Jacob Frey responds to Trump"Consent given. Immigrants and refugees are welcome in Minneapolis," Mayor Jacob Frey wrote on Twitter in response to Trump's comments about refugees.
Protests await Donald Trump in Minneapolis as he holds his first rally since impeachment inquiry's launchAhead of his visit Minneapolis, Donald Trump has amplified his attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar and local Mayor Jacob Frey, a vocal critic of the president.