Minneapolis releases $6.4mn to police to hire new recruits, as depleted force struggles with soaring crime

The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to give police an extra $6.4 million in funding to hire new officers amid a steep increase in violent crime. Dozens of officers quit or went on leave after the George Floyd protests.

Police called on lawmakers to boost their budget, citing a lack of officers to deal with the wave of violent crime, as the number of people suffering gunshots wounds grew 250 percent in the first three weeks of the year compared to last year. The number of rapes increased by 22 percent and robberies surged by 59 percent

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They’re starting to see the results of leftist policies. Before long people will be longing for the return of the days when Trump was in charge.




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