Minneapolis mayor jeered after refusing to support abolishing police department
Sunday, 7 June 2020 The mayor of Minneapolis ran a gauntlet of angry, jeering protesters on Saturday after telling them he was opposed to their demands for de-funding the city police following George Floyd's fatal encounter with law enforcement.
The Minneapolis City Council has announced today (June 7), their intentions of disbanding the city's police force in the wake of George Floyd's death.
"We are here today to begin the process of ending the Minneapolis police department" a council member is heard saying in the video.
U.S. President Donald Trump is "appalled" by calls for police to be defunded and he is looking at a number of proposals in response to the death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis that has..