Brooklyn Center Sets Police Reform Model For State LegislatureThe city of Brooklyn Center, where Daunte Wright was killed in April, has already passed some of the reforms some legislators are proposing.
Brooklyn Center Passes Sweeping Public Safety Resolution To Reform PolicingThe resolution, backed by Mayor Mike Elliott, intends to create new departments for community safety, which would oversee the existing police and fire departments.
Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott Suddenly Thrust Into Debate Over PolicingMike Elliott is among many who celebrated his election as mayor of Brooklyn Center as the beginning of a new era, marking the first time one of Minnesota's most racially diverse places would be led by a person of color. Elliott, a Black man who had emigrated from Liberia as a child, was almost giddy in talking about his plans for multicultural city hall.
President Biden Calls Daunte Wright Shooting ‘Tragic’, But Says There’s ‘No Justification’ For Looting, ViolencePresident Joe Biden is calling the police shooting of Daunte Wright "tragic," but is saying there is no justification for violent unrest.