Minneapolis City Council votes to cut millions from police budget amid record crime rates

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis City Council, which tried and failed to dismantle the police department in the wake of George Floyd’s death, voted early Thursday to shift nearly $8 million from next year’s police budget to other city services as part of an effort to “transform” public safety in the city.

The controversial plan was approved unanimously as part of the city’s 2021 budget.

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