Topjow
Topjow 08 Jun 2020
3

Up next

Democrats introduce police misconduct reform bill
08 Jun 2020
Democrats introduce police misconduct reform bill
Topjow · 7 Views

What Does the Defund the Police Movement Mean?

12 Views

A majority of the members of the Minneapolis City Council say they support disbanding the city's police department. It's an aggressive stance that comes just as the state has launched a civil rights investigation after George Floyd's death.

Nine of the council's 12 members appeared with activists at a rally in a city park Sunday afternoon and vowed to end the department under the current system.

Council President Lisa Bender said she and the other council members are committed to "ending policing as we know it." Minnesota launched a civil rights investigation of the department last week, and the first concrete changes came Friday when the city agreed to ban chokeholds and neck restraints.

A more complete remaking of the department is likely to unfold in coming months.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm

QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL:
Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake
Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake
Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake
Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ
Email us at [email protected]

QuickTake by Bloomberg is a global news network delivering up-to-the-minute analysis on the biggest news, trends and ideas for a new generation of leaders.

Show more
0 Comments sort Sort By

Facebook Comments

Up next

Democrats introduce police misconduct reform bill
08 Jun 2020
Democrats introduce police misconduct reform bill
Topjow · 7 Views