Minneapolis council members say they will "end" police department after Floyd death
Monday, 8 June 2020 A majority of Minneapolis City Council members favor phasing out the city's police department and creating a new way to ensure public safety, officials said, a sign that protests over the police killing of George Floyd are having an impact.
Local Fraternal Order of Police president Dan Hils said Tuesday afternoon that two weeks of protests showed that the department is worth an extra investment. Black Lives Matter activists, whose outrage..
The former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd is being represented by a new lawyer in the racially charged case that has sparked protests... Reuters Also reported by •NPR •Seattle Times