The Minneapolis City Council voted 12 to 1 on Friday to place a petition on the November ballot to wipe out Minneapolis’ police force, replacing it with a department of public safety.
As previously reported by Human Events News, a new political committee called Yes 4 Minneapolis gathered signatures to put a question on the November ballot whether to give voters the authority to replace police.
The proposal asked voters if they wanted to approve a plan to replace the police department with a new public safety department focused on a “comprehensive public safety approach” that would include officers “if necessary to fulfill the department’s responsibilities.”
The plan’s advancement follows a June court order for the 435,000-person town to hire more police since it’s currently violating its charter by understaffing police, according to Just the News.
Indeed, violent crime in Minneapolis has skyrocketed over the last year. In 2020, more than 550 people were injured in shootings, a more than 100 percent increase over 2019. According to city gunshot detection data, people shot more than 24,000 rounds of ammunition in 2020.
According to city data, there were 82 homicides in 2020, making it the third worst year the city has ever seen.
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just go ahead and burn minneapolis to the ground.
ONLY IF we can seal the city up, BEFORE HAND… TO keep the insanity quarantined INSIDE…
And you just wiped out your city.
If they are referring to the Liberal Democrat thought police, I’m all in for eliminating them.
PITY THe voters, can’t WIPE OUT THE DEMS In office!
“replacing it with a department of public safety”. In other words replacing the police with social workers and psychology majors. In other words crime will go up and the social workers / psychology majors will be raped or killed. Ah, the utopia of liberalism. When one loves the devil, liberalism is the worship of the devil.
BUT You can bet, EVERYONE In that city council, has their OWN ARMED security, paid for by WE the tax victim.
Can’t wait to see this on Fox as other MSM’s will say it was a success.
The whole police department should just resign and create a “private security force” that only responds to call from due paying members. Let all other problems fall into the responsibility of the mayor and all council members
ONLY IF the portion of people’s property taxes that go to PAY FOR COPS< gets redirected into membership fees FOR that private security force.
I have no doubt that such a moronic ballot initiative will pass. They’ll send social workers into a crime scene, and they’ll get mutilated. It won’t last a month. But you can bet that the mayor and city council members will all have loads of private security protecting them…. all on the taxpayer dime… Should be amusing to watch.
As “Mama” says, “stupid is as stupid does!” And so, the real blood bath begins!
Typical action by the Dem Party National Political Racketeering org in places populated mainly with criminals.
Yes, indeedy, who except maybe a very few unimportant law abiding people or whiney crime victims or vandalized business owners on verge of bankruptcy, would need or want police & law & order when the majority population is made up of career & violent criminals & their relatives who benefit from their crimes.
Don’t even need to bother with voting since the outcome is predetermined in a city overrun with scumbag Dem politicians, scumbag criminals & represented by the Jew hating Islam terrorist supporting scumbag, Ilhan Omar.
Now that there are no longer enough conservatives in Minneapolis to keep it from circling the bowl, how about some news we can use, like how to short-sell Minneapolis municipal bonds!
Better yet. How’s about “breaking news. A forcefield, just erected itself, SURROUND THE ENTIRE city of Minneapolis, and is not letting anything in, NOT EVEN AIR… Nor is anything getting out.”