300+ Residents Sign Up To Speak At City Council Meeting On Shrinking MPDSome were pleading for City Council members to deliver the reforms they promised after George Floyd's death and others warned it would be irresponsible to cut officers amid soaring crime rates.
Minneapolis Eyes Deep Police Cuts After George Floyd's DeathThe plan, which supporters call “Safety for All,” is the latest version of the “defund the police” movement that Minneapolis and other cities have considered since Floyd’s May 25 death.
Minneapolis City Council Committee OKs Plan Redirecting Policing Funds To Public Safety OptionsThe $8 million initiatives is funding by cutting overtime pay for police officers and reducing the number of sworn officers to around 750.
Long-Time Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel RetiresThe long-time leader of the Minneapolis Fire Department is retiring.
Hundreds Sign Up To Speak Out At Minneapolis City Council Meeting About Proposed MPD CutsA plan to cut funding and officers from the Minneapolis Police Department had hundreds reacting Wednesday night.
Minneapolis Mayor, Police Chief Speak Out Against City Council Proposal To Move $8M Away From MPDWith a battle over the Minneapolis police budget looming, top city leaders made their position clear Monday: Don't take away our officers.
3 Minneapolis City Council Members Now Aim To Cut $8M From Police BudgetA failed attempt to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department now has a lighter follow-up from city council members behind the original proposal.
Three Mpls. City Council Members Look To Cut $8 Million From Mayor Frey's 2021 Police BudgetSix months after the death of George Floyd, city officials remain divided on their approach to police funding in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Police Still Waiting For Outside Officers To Help Boost Dwindling RanksThe city of Minneapolis approved $500,000 for the police department to contract help from other agencies. A week and half later, MPD still doesn't have any additional officers on the streets.
Mayor Jacob Frey Announces Program To Help Business Owners Recover After Civil UnrestThe city of Minneapolis announced a new program Tuesday to help business owners recover from the civil unrest following George Floyd's death.
Community Welcomes News MPD Allowed To Accept Help From Outside SourcesSome in the community are calling the vote a step forward; they've been crying for help to stop crime in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis City Council Votes To Contract With Outside Agencies To Assist MPDMinneapolis City Council has narrowly voted to contract with outside agencies to help the Minneapolis Police Department.
Minneapolis City Council Votes Friday On Bringing In Outside Police OfficersThe Minneapolis City Council will decide Friday whether to bring in officers from other agencies to help keep the city safe.
Proposal In Minneapolis Seeks To Hire Outside Officers For PatrolsTense moments and strong words were exchanged on Tuesday as city leaders in Minneapolis debated hiring outside police officers to combat crime in the city.
Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender Won't Seek Re-Election Next YearLisa Bender, the president of the Minneapolis City Council, will not be seeking re-election next year.