The anticipated departures will take months to process and come amid a spike in violent crime and as city leaders continue to push a proposal to dismantle the police department.
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, city crews in Seattle tried to clear away protesters’ so-called “occupied zone” but were blocked when demonstrators chanted their resistance and lay down in front of heavy equipment. Police stood by but did not intervene.
At least seven Minneapolis polices have quit and another seven are in the process of resigning, citing a lack of support from department and city leaders as protests over George Floyd’s death escalated.
By Associated Press
In the weeks since George Floyd was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis, city and state officials have joined activists in calling for a wholesale reimagining of law enforcement’s role in society, in particular the way policing is carried…
By Daniel Bush
By Associated Press
It's an aggressive stance that comes just as the state has launched a civil rights investigation after George Floyd’s death.
By Bernard Condon, Todd Richmond, Associated Press
Minneapolis was among several cities that had policies on the books requiring police officers to intervene to stop colleagues from using unreasonable force, but that didn't save George Floyd.
By Tim Sullivan, Matt Sedensky, Associated Press
Prosecutors are charging a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd's neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time are leveling charges against three other officers.
Minneapolis is bracing for a possible fourth consecutive night of violent protest. Outrage has gripped the city -- and the country -- since the Monday death of George Floyd at the hands of city police. On Friday, the white police…
By Tim Sullivan, Amy Forliti, Associated Press
The police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in a case…
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