Should the Police be Funded better? Minneapolis to spend $6.4M to hire more police officers after residents experienced longer response times and an increase in violent crimes following the defunding of their police dept.
Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously on Friday to approve $6.4 Million in funding that the police department requested
According to the Minneapolis Police Department, there are only 638 Officers available to work, 200 fewer than usual.
Funding was approved despite City Council members and activist groups advocating to REPLACE the Police Department due to the George Floyd situation.
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