How To Cut Minneapolis Police Budget By $8m?

If the Minneapolis City Council approves the plans later this month, the department will lose 26 civilian positions, 21 crime prevention specialists, the mounted patrol and the police activity league.

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  • Reader's Views: Cutting local government aid could devastate Duluth - Duluth News Tribune
    ... on the cities of Minneapolis, St. Paul ... LGA helps pay for utilities and police and ... If Duluth were to cut $30 million from its annual ...
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  • Minnesota Opinion: End political games, nonsense over LGA - West Central Tribune
    ... to finally plan and budget with ... government aid for Minneapolis, St ... fund workforce, including police, fire ... 75 percent greater ...
    04/28/2015 - 2:14 pm | View Link
  • Our View: End political games, nonsense over LGA - Duluth News Tribune
    ... them to finally plan and budget with ... fund workforce, including police ... percent greater than any LGA cut it has ever endured. ...
    04/27/2015 - 1:49 pm | View Link
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  • Duluth police surprise kids with bikes lost in Easter fire
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    05/24/2015 - 5:15 am | View Link
  • Dayton vetoes agriculture-environment and jobs-energy bills
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov, Mark Dayton vetoed two major budget bills ahead of a Saturday night deadline for final action on measures that passed before the end of the legislative session, but he proposed a temporary tax cut in return for a scaled back ...
    05/23/2015 - 11:39 am | View Link
  • Mpls. City Council Approves 2015 Budget, Partially Restores Controversial Cuts
    The vast majority urged the council to restore controversial cuts to the proposed budget, which were narrowly approved by the council last week: $75,000 cut ... 10 more police officers and $1.14 million to implement the body cameras for the Minneapolis ...
    12/10/2014 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • Protesters prepare to confront Mpls. City Council
    Council Member Blong Yang addressed the protesters, saying "The cuts to the police budget [are] not happening from what I can tell because there's not enough support here to cut the police ... 2014/12/10/protesters-prepare-to-confront-city-council-members ...
    12/10/2014 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • In first budget, Mayor Hodges proposes tax levy increase for Minneapolis
    “We must catch up with inflation if we wish to keep up with our basic services, already cut to the ... in the current budget. The CSO’s are typically recruited from Minneapolis high schools to work in community outreach for the Police Department.
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    05/23/2015 - 11:30 pm | View Website
    A Minneapolis police officer has been charged with assault on four men in two incidents in 2010 and 2011, the U.S. Attorney's office said. Michael Lewis Griffin is ...
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  • St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese to lay off staff, cut budget
    The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will cut 20 percent of the chancery’s operating budget, or more than $5 million, in response to growing financial ...
    05/23/2015 - 5:47 pm | View Website
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