The members of the municipal Council of Minneapolis told of plans to "dismantle" the city police Department, the employee who is accused of forcible deprivation of life of the African-American George Floyd.
The head of the Council Lisa Bender agreed the plans." Yes we dismantle the police Department of Minneapolis and replace it with the new revolutionary model of social security, " she said in a tweet.
How the municipality wants to "dismantle" the police Department, until not clear. On the last working day of the week, the city Council will take place expression of the will on the first package of reforms in the police Ministry, will inform the local print edition of the Star Tribune.
The riots in American cities erupted after the death in Minneapolis of the African-American George Floyd during the arrest by law enforcement. In the Internet appeared the footage, which shows that the man was handcuffed, knocked him down, one of the guards stepped on his knee on the neck.
in the video, the detainee several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. He later died in intensive care. The official forensic results have confirmed that Floyd died of strangulation.
Four law enforcement officers fired, one of them was charged with involuntary manslaughter. In the us capital and other cities said curfew.