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With money diverted from police, city agency faces pressure to ramp up quickly, help stem crime surge.
The announcement comes as the city is grappling with multiple crises.
Mayor, some of the other officials said they intend to donate the money in solidarity with other city workers.
The city is working on a long-term plan for the precinct and officers who work there.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and six City Council members gave some of their pay back to the city last year as other workers faced furloughs.The…
The effort to create a new public safety department would ultimately require approval from voters.
Mayor Jacob Frey and Sheriff Dave Hutchinson say the city is getting extra help, but it's not the teams the council voted for in the fall.
Two Minneapolis city employees are under investigation following a complaint that they were on the U.S. Capitol Complex last Wednesday, the day of a pro-Trump…
Robin Hutcheson said she deeply appreciated the experience, but did not say why she is leaving or what she'll do next.
When Minneapolis bars and restaurants reopen for indoor service next week, they will still be prohibited from serving people at counters.Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey signed…
Elected leaders are debating the best path forward, after some declined to sign a letter outlining an intention to quickly reopen the streets.
Neighborhood density, affordable housing projects likely to gain traction even as opposition unresolved.
City officials say they hope the new arrangement will reduce the chances that the city's discipline decisions will be overturned by an arbitrator.
The changes could dramatically transform the structure of government in Minneapolis, handing the mayor new power while better defining the role of council members
Mayor Jacob Frey said he believes the arrangement will help improve accountability for the department.
Week of harried votes produced a budget with reforms that won't gut police staff.
The council pushed to cut $8 million more from the Police Department than the mayor had initially suggested.
The 2021 spending plan reduces funding for the police department and increases spending on violence prevention programs.
Mayor Jacob Frey said he is doing 'due diligence' but expects he will approve the 2021 budget.
The council preserved a plan to hire more officers in future years, avoiding a political showdown with Mayor Jacob Frey.
The money will be moved to other city departments to expand violence prevention programs, launch mental health crisis teams, train dispatchers to assess mental health calls and have other city employees handle parking and property damage reports.