Minnesota Files Human Rights Complaint Against the Minneapolis Police Department

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The state of Minnesota has filed a human rights complaint against the Minneapolis Police Department

Members of the Minneapolis Police Department face off with protesters during a fourth day of protests over the arrest of George Floyd., Governor Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced at a news conference Tuesday., who was killed by police during an arrest on May 25.. “I know it because we saw the casual nature of the erasing of George Floyd’s life and humanity. We also saw the reaction of the community.

Walz said that there will be an investigation into the department’s practices and policies over the past 10 years to determine if police have systematically discriminated against people of color — and how to remedy that if so. State Human Rights Commissioner Rebecca Lucero will lead the investigation. The FBI is also investigating the death of Floyd.

All officers involved in Floyd’s death were fired following the incident; Derek Chauvin, the officer who knelt on the man’s neck for nearly nine minutes, effectively causing his death,

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Excellent! The current system is broken. DefundPolice and give their budgets to local community leaders to solve their issues. Strengthen communities. Expand mentorships. Build gardens. Give the poor & beaten a path out of hopelessness. They will “police” their own. justice

I don't live in Minneapolis, so I don't mind what policies they pass there, but.... Please, please, please, don't give Baltimore, MD the greenlight to dismantle the Police Dept. I'm begging you, please. I and many other people here may not survive that.

Caller: is this 911? 911: Yes it is. Caller: Some one is breaking into my house. 911: We will be sending Thoughts and Prayers your way immediately!!

Minneapolis is a high crime rate city...lets see how a 'caring' unharmed force get on.....sounds like a disaster to many.

That's just what we need from Minneapolis to show the rest of the country what to do about policing are you kidding me yes dismantle the police but not them no way

A new police force.

Why stop with the police? The schools should be next!

should be done nationwide where systemic abuses have been found.

They had decades to do just that. 🙄

We’ll see

Minneapolis real estate to plummet. Insurance companies won’t touch it now.

I hope all nine of them have either gone into 'impossible to find' hiding, or else hired security that cannot be overcome or corrupted.

How was this not already the law

Late.

Should really have been a given to be fair

All police forces should implement this.

Not a single thing will change regardless of this.

What about banning strip searches on arrestees? A strip search is sexual assault.

I think you have a wrong idea about yourselves people.

Morons

Still not enough but a step in the right direction tho

its not enough though. blacklivesmatter

Governor you are handling this w the appropriate compassion, ethics & gravity this calls for-I’m cheering for you! Woot! Woot! And in my joy how horribly sad this is that ethical standards being met is cause for celebration, because it shouldn’t be surprising&rare but standard

👍🏾👍🏾

They trust the report getting a fair look from the police but the medical exam they don't what i want to know is how many autopsies have gone through that medical dept. that were contested over the last 10 years

The science of rights:

A basic human right in the United States of America is the second amendment.

Militarized police creates an extremely dangerous environment in the United States of America!

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