If you’re reading this, you probably know that Minneapolis had a question on our city election ballots last year (“Question 2”) that would have restructured the police department and made it more accountable. But we actually had three questions on our ballot, and all three were, arguably, equally important. Despite the best efforts of progressive … More Mayor Frey’s Power Grab
A few weeks ago, hyper-local reporter John Edwards (WedgeLIVE) released interviews with four of the current candidates for Hennepin County Attorney. During his interview with candidate Ryan Winkler, Edwards asks why he came out against Minneapolis ballot Question 2 last year, which was the proposed charter amendment to restructure our public safety functions and give … More What’s the plan, Mayor Frey?
On May 26, 2020, MPD Spokesperson John Elder released an incident report titled “Man Dies After Medical Incident During Police Interaction.” If Darnella Frazier, and other bystanders, hadn’t filmed and shared video of that “medical incident,” most Minneapolis residents never would have known George Floyd’s name. And we never would have known the number of … More We Can’t Have Public Safety without Transparency: An Open Letter to the Minneapolis Community Safety Workgroup