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Minneapolis votes on replacing police with ‘peace officers’


November 2, 2021

Some 17 months after George Floyd’s murder, which sparked nationwide unrest, the city of Minneapolis, where it occurred, is holding a vote on the future of the local police department, which may well be radically transformed.

Minneapolis is holding municipal elections on Tuesday, with the post of mayor and city councillors being contested. The poll has been somewhat overshadowed by Question 2 on the ballots, however, which asks citizens to help decide the future of the city’s embattled police department.

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