The individuals of Minneapolis, MN have spoken and have overwhelmingly determined to not defund or dismantle their police division. On Tuesday, voters rejected the thought of defunding the police by a large margin. The proposed constitution modification would’ve changed town’s police division with a brand new public security company, however 57% of voters have been against the change.
BREAKING: The effort to switch the Minneapolis Police Department with a brand new public security company has failed.
57-43% no, with 94 p.c in.
— Theo Keith (@TheoKeith) November 3, 2021
Had the modification handed, the general public security company, made up of primarily social employees, would’ve acted as town’s solely public type of security. The overwhelming majority of law enforcement officials would’ve misplaced their jobs or been reassigned and used on an “as-needed” foundation solely.
Additionally, minimal staffing necessities would’ve been nixed and the function of police chief would have been eradicated, as would the police division funding.
Following Thursday night’s vote, Kevin Kevin Rofidal, a retired police officer from the Minneapolis space expressed happiness concerning the consequence, telling Fox News: “The people spoke, but also there’s people in the community that really stood up in front of this and I think it sent a message nationwide.”
Thursday’s outcomes show that even blue states stand firmly behind the boys in blue.
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