Minneapolis Public Schools votes to terminate service with MPD for school resource officers

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Updated: June 02, 2020 09:04 PM
Created: June 02, 2020 06:24 PM

Minneapolis Public Schools voted Tuesday to terminate its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department for services of school resource officers. 

The board passed the vote unanimously.

The issue came before the board following the death of George Floyd, who died while he was in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department. 

Minneapolis Police Department Deputy Chief Erick Fors made the following statement regarding the decision: 


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