Explainer: U.S. protesters call to 'Defund the Police.' What would that look like?
Friday, 5 June 2020 Nationwide protests over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, the latest in a long string of high-profile slayings of black men by white officers, have featured a common rallying cry: "Defund the police."
Most Americans, including a majority of President Donald Trump’s Republican Party, support sweeping law enforcement reforms such as a ban on chokeholds and racial profiling after the latest death of an African American while in police custody, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Thursday. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue and the Walker Art Center on Wednesday said they would stop using Minneapolis Police Department officers as security for... bizjournals Also reported by •USATODAY.com
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