Refund the Police! Crime-Ridden Minneapolis Moves to Hire More Cops

(Daily Mail) Minneapolis authorizes $500k to hire cops from OTHER forces after officers leave in wake of BLM protests and rising crime with more than 500 people shot this year:

  • The Minneapolis city council voted Friday 7 to 6 in favor of approving $496,800 in extra funds for Minneapolis Police Department 
  • The money will be used to bring in 20 to 40 cops from outside forces to help the department tackle the recent crime wave across the city   
  • The city is being rocked by a growing crime wave with shootings and murders at their highest levels in 15 years
  • Homicides are up almost 50 percent so far this year, while more than 500 people have been shot since the start of 2020  
  • Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said the city is ‘bleeding’
  • Residents say violence in the city is now even worse than it was in the mid-1990s when it earned the nickname ‘Murderapolis’ 
  • More than 150 cops have quit so far this year, triple the typical number, with several citing post-traumatic stress disorder from protests
  • Meanwhile, the Minneapolis Police Department is facing calls for its defunding and abolishment…

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