Minneapolis will not put dismantling of police department on November ballot | The Guardian

Commission decides to take more time to review amendment that followed killing of George FloydA Minneapolis commission decided on Wednesday evening to take more time to review a city council amendment to dismantle the city’s police department in the wake of George Floyd’s killing, ending the possibility of voters deciding the issue in November’s election.The city’s charter commission had expressed concern that the process to change the city’s charter was being rushed after Floyd, a Black American, was killed while being restrained by the police during an arrest attempt in May, with one white officer kneeling on his neck for almost nine minutes. Continue reading…

Commission decides to take more time to review amendment that followed killing of George Floyd

A Minneapolis commission decided on Wednesday evening to take more time to review a city council amendment to dismantle the city’s police department in the wake of George Floyd’s killing, ending the possibility of voters deciding the issue in November’s election.

The city’s charter commission had expressed concern that the process to change the city’s charter was being rushed after Floyd, a Black American, was killed while being restrained by the police during an arrest attempt in May, with one white officer kneeling on his neck for almost nine minutes.

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