Minneapolis City Council unanimously votes to ABOLISH its police department

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  1. DonGlock26

    DonGlock26

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    "Minneapolis City Council unanimously votes to ABOLISH its police department and replace it with a community-led public safety system - while NYC leaders push plan to cut $1 BILLION from the NYPD budget
    • The Minneapolis City Council on Friday unanimously passed a resolution to replace the police department
    • The council will pursue a community-led public safety system as a replacement
    • Council members signing the resolution said reform of the police would not work and a full replacement of the current system was necessary
    • 'No amount of reforms will prevent lethal violence and abuse by some members of the Police Department against members of our community,' it said
    • The move comes days after a veto-proof majority of the council voted to disband the police department
    • The decision follows weeks of protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of the city's police
    By FRANCES MULRANEY and WIRES

    PUBLISHED: 17:22 EDT, 12 June 2020 | UPDATED: 18:58 EDT, 12 June 2020

    The Minneapolis City Council on Friday unanimously passed a resolution to replace the city's police department with a community-led public safety system.

    The move comes days after a veto-proof majority of the council voted to disband the police department after the country erupted in protest over the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died when a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes.

    The Minneapolis vote was cast as New York City Council pushed to cut $1billion from the NYPD’s budget.



    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/ar...nimously-votes-replace-police-department.html "
     
  2. Teufelhunden71

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    "community-led public safety system"

    Bahahahahaha!

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    I'm sure the without the oppressive police, these otherwise peaceful citizens will live in harmony.
     
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  4. B C

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    I'd be pissed and packing my **** if I lived there.
     
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  5. DonGlock26

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    When does this circus start?

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  6. Ajon412

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    This will replace LIVE PD... Anyone taking bets?
     
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    Throw the baby out with the bath water.
     
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  8. scottgun

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    Will they call it Dead MN instead of Live PD? I don't think the networks would be promoting that...goes against their agenda.
     
  9. B C

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    No matter what happens, the MSM will report it as a success.

    "Crime and arrest dropped off the map"

    Yeah, tends to happen if there is no one to report the crime and no one to arrest the criminals.

    I really hope Karma strikes those on the city council.
     
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    Wow. According to the article, it will be a year long process. It'll be interesting to see how many resignations begin starting tomorrow. If I worked there and couldn't retire by next year, I'd be gone within a day.

    There are plenty of departments begging for good people. Departments that may actually have their backs.
     
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    Watch it burn.
     
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    I'll wager there are plenty of agencies in Minnesota who will hire MPD officers right out of the parking lots.
     
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    Hasn't it already been determined that only the mayor or the voters can abolish the PD? This is merely symbolic and a waste of time.

    Every cop on the MPD should pack their gear and find another job snyway. There's absolutely no way I would work for anyone that hostile to their employees.
     
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    Sharia Police Patrol at your service. We saw you cooking brats on your driveway. That's 20 lashings.
     
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    Just like Camden NJ.
     
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    Minneapolis made sure their mayor wouldn't go along, before they voted. That way there's no danger of accidentally abolishing the police, but they can blame it on the cracker mayor and that guy's gone in the next election. A unanimous vote gets them nothing but headlines, unless he agrees.

    NYPD - I can't even comprehend a police department so big you can cut a billion dollars from their budget. The cut won't amount to as much as it seems, with everybody retiring, quitting, not applying.
     
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    No guns allowed on this new public safety force, right?
     
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  19. DonGlock26

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    Who is going to guard the mayor and city council?
     
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  20. slym2none

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    Someone the taxpayers pay for.
     
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