The bill prohibits cities and counties from reducing their police budgets by more than five percent over the course of five years.
Previous findings that military equipment increased safety and decreased crime relied on substantially flawed data according to two independent studies.
“Do you want to actually get something done, or do you want to feel good among the people you already agree with?"
Carmen Best, who became the first Black police chief in Seattle in 2018, announced that she would be retiring effective September 2.
A nine-member majority of the Minneapolis City Council committed to investing police funding into community-led ways to address public safety.