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Council votes to disband police force involved in George Floyd killing

Council members say attempts at incremental reform of beleaguered department have failed.

Members of the Austin Police Department kneel in front of demonstrators who gathered in Austin, Texas to protest the death of George Floyd,

Members of the Austin Police Department kneel in front of demonstrators who gathered in Austin, Texas to protest the death of George Floyd,

Date - 8th June 2020
By - Gary Mason
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Minneapolis City Council have voted to disband the city’s entire police department of 1,200 officers and staff as a response to the killing of George Floyd. The no-veto vote effectively means the council intends to withdraw funding from the...
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