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“The mayor, the city, the city council, and the Minneapolis Police Department collectively agreed to severely limit police response in the barricaded area surrounding plaintiffs’ businesses,” according to the lawsuit
The justices rejected the appeal without issuing any comments or explanation after Chauvin argued his trial was tainted by negative publicity
The move comes after Derek Chauvin’s correspondence with a pathologist who claims that George Floyd’s death was caused by a rare tumor
The move would give the department chief more discretion to fill, change or leave vacant officer shifts and respond to department needs
“It’s a big victory for our city, but also for the residents of the Third Precinct, who have been calling out for safety,” Mayor Jacob Frey said after the vote
Minneapolis officers worked 265,000 overtime hours this year after losing 40% of the department over the past three years
The proposal would have raised officer wages by 5.2% and added other financial incentives for hiring and retention
The Hennepin County attorney’s interpretation of the student restraint law “puts us back to where we were roughly two weeks ago, Minn. Chiefs of Police Association Executive Director Jeff Potts said