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City advances plan to dismantle Minneapolis police

USATODAY.com Friday, 26 June 2020
The Minneapolis City Council has unanimously voted to advance a plan that could one day do away with the city's police department, following the killing of George Floyd. (June 26)
 
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Councilman Jeremiah Ellison said that the council will work to disband MPD in its “current iteration”.

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The campaign for Joe Biden announced its opposition to defunding the police on Monday. Anti-racist protesters across the country have called for reform, reports Business Insider. They want material resources to be directed away from police and toward other social services. The protests have mainstreamed this demand in a way previously unseen in the United States. Last week, the Minneapolis City Council announced it was looking to disband the city police department.

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