MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — People packed a public hearing in Minneapolis Wednesday night to share their opinions on next year’s budget.

Mayor Jacob Frey’s proposed budget includes funding for more police officers, but not everyone agrees. A group called Reclaim the Block Coalition wants to see that money spent on programs instead.

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“We know that every dollar we give to MPD is a dollar we’re not investing in actual violence prevention,” said a member of the coalition.

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One man who supports additional officers argued companies won’t want to invest and create new jobs in Minneapolis if they don’t believe it’s safe.

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The Minneapolis City Council plans to vote on the budget next Wednesday.