Minneapolis Vows To Dismantle Police Department, Replace With Something Transformative

In all fairness, the police department needs a good looking at, because Officer Derek Chauvin felt just fine kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for over 8 minutes. He looked at a camera and wasn’t worried. The dude is either nuts or there is a big problem with his precinct. We did learn that 2 of the officers charged were on the job for less than 4 days. And perhaps the whole of the Minneapolis PD needs review if one precinct is out of control. But, this?

Minneapolis City Council vows to ‘dismantle’ police department: report

Members of the Minneapolis City Council pledged to “dismantle” the city’s police department in the wake of worldwide protests over the killing of George Floyd.

Council President Lisa Bender joined several other members in promises to drastically change how public safety is upheld in the city.

“We are going to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department and replace it with a transformative new model of public safety,” Bender tweeted.

Bender Joined colleagues like Jeremiah Ellison, who said reforms to the department are not enough.

“And when we’re done, we’re not simply gonna glue [the department] back together,” tweeted Jeremiah Ellison. “We are going to dramatically rethink how we approach public safety and emergency response.”

Let’s not forget that this police department is in a city run by Democrats who already set the policies

Bender told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that she envisions replacing a traditional police department with a broader, more holistic public safety department geared toward violence prevention and community services. Social workers or medics could respond to situations once handled by police, she said.

Oh, that would be interesting. They could bring comforting words and a juice box after you’ve been assaulted and robbed, and the perp will just walk free.

Much like those who want to defund the police, Minneapolis should do this, acting as the experimental group, so we can see Progressive Law Enforcement in action. Citizens of Minneapolis who vote Democrat would not be allowed to move out of the city for a period of time, say, 10 years, in order to make sure the experiment runs properly (and to make them deal with the fallout and consequences of their support of Democrats and their polices, rather than escaping when things go pear shaped).

The mayor isn’t a fan of this plan, so, the citizens who hate the police will probably have him voted out. Whether the whole council supports this remains to be seen.

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38 Responses to “Minneapolis Vows To Dismantle Police Department, Replace With Something Transformative”

  1. Dana says:

    Looks like Chicago and St Louis want some competition for top murder rates!

  2. Elwood P. Dowd says:

    Two white Kentucky men were arrested after one of them pepper-sprayed police officers and demonstrators and the other pointed a gun at protesters.

    Less than an hour into the march, officers arrested 55-year-old John Dickerson, of Paducah, on wanton endangerment charges after he pointed a gun at protesters.

    Then a second man, 53-year-old David Fryemire, also of Paducah, blasted protesters and five officers at close range with some type of chemical irritant from his car, and then tried to drive into the crowd before he was stopped by police.

    • formwiz says:

      6 cops have been murdered and over 10,000 Lefties and thugs have been arrested. No count on how many businesses have been burned and looted.

      I’d say mine is bigger than yours.

    • Klemdadiddlehopper says:

      Hey 50 center? What happened to covid-19? I thought it was TOO DANGEROUS to go out in the streets in mass.

      All your protestors are going to be killing Granny in the next couple weeks.

      I suppose that will be Trumps fault too, huh? The people are watching 50 center. If you think this is getting you votes your wrong.

      Numbers released by the Labor Department indicated that the economy added 2.5 million jobs in May and the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 13.3 percent from 14.7 percent a month earlier. This was a stark reversal from expectations that the unemployment rate could reach nearly 20 percent in May, and Trump took the opportunity to crow over the positive economic news.

      • Elwood P. Dowd says:

        Klem,

        If it hasn’t already, American dead from Covid-19 will cross 110,000 today.

        And yes, it’s reasonable to expect the cases to increase from easing stay home advisories and from the protests.

        Good news on jobs! It’s a good thing Congress injected TRILLIONS into the economy. We’re all Keynesians now!

        • Klemdadiddlehopper says:

          De Blasio claims spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations not linked to massive protests

          Keep those riots coming 50 center. Guess where most of them are going to end up.

          Whatever happened to your stupid social responsibility in BLUE STATES where all lives matter?

          huh? Huh? HUH??

          EASING STAY AT HOME as 10’s of thousand hug each other in the streets in states where YOU CANT FUKIN GO TO WORK BUT YOU CAN RIOT, PILLAGE and PLUNDER.

          It must be tough being paid only 50 cents per post.

    • gitarcarver says:

      So Jeffery is engaged in the practice of “whataboutism” which is used to deflect the actions of one person to another because of “what about what this person did?”

      It’s dishonest and doesn’t lead to any practical solutions, which is what the left wants. They don’t want solutions because of their hate.

      Yet we too can play the game. We don’t want to, but we can.

      There isn’t a person here that would support the actions of the two Kentucky men. People here have constantly supported peaceful protests and not the violence of some rioters and looters.

      Jeffery bring up the vile actions of the two men not because of their actions, but because of his racism and his hate.

      Yet Jeffery has been silent on the death of David Dorn, a retired black police captain shot by a black rioter / looter.

      ST. LOUIS — Police released a surveillance video Friday from a pawn shop where looters killed a retired police captain.

      David Dorn, 77, was shot by looters early Tuesday as he guarded Lee’s Pawn & Jewelry, at 4123 Martin Luther King Drive.

      The video from store surveillance shows at least seven men as they burst into the pawn shop, ducking under a garage-style security door that is raised a few feet off the floor. Shattered glass from a door litters the ground. All of the looters have their faces covered in the video; six are wearing masks, and one has a white shirt covering his head and face.

      At least two of the men have handguns, and the video shows one of them pointing a gun toward the door. The video released by police doesn’t show the killing.

      Dorn was found dead on the sidewalk in front of the shop.

      https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/st-louis-police-release-pawn-shop-surveillance-video-in-hunt-for-killer-of-retired-police/article_5d20c3ee-3234-5647-ac18-24d04e834cb7.html

      Once again, people of all races are condemning the shooting death of Dorn because in the minds of intelligent, moral people, the races of the shooters and the victim don’t matter.

      Only in the minds of people who have nothing but hate should we excuse the violence of rioters and looters based on race.

      Those people reside on the left side of the political spectrum.

      After all, all the left has is hate.

      • Elwood P. Dowd says:

        Obsession! by Porter’s Puppy.

        Porter’s Pup lies all the time.

        Of course the right cares little of the race of victims as long as they are Blacks being killed by the police or their useful idiots.

        Captain Dorn’s killer has yet to be identified.

        After all, all the right has is dishonesty.

        • formwiz says:

          And Jeffery has no real rebuttal, so he just shoots his mouth.

          Captain Dorn’s killer has yet to be identified.

          But we know what was happening when he did it. And Jeffery clearly doesn’t care about Capt Dorn.

          We also know it was fentanyl and meth-induced delirium that killed the Minneapolis guy.

          • Elwood P. Dowd says:

            Sibley is obsessed! We got your number, Sibley.

            Sibley: “It was a coincidence that the cop had his knee on that Minnesota boy’s neck when he died!”

            Sibley: “That Georgia boy looked at a house under construction, then walked in front of a connie who had coincidentally just fired his shotgun. Twice.”

            Sibley: “Captain Dorn! See!”

            Sibley clearly doesn’t care about Captain Dorn.

        • Klemdadiddlehopper says:

          Poor 50 center. No matter what the Crazed, insane Communists on the left try to do they just cant convince people that eating dirt and being put in reeducation camps is good for you!!!

          I wonder why people are supporting Trump?

          could it be because Trump is providing hope to the masses who at least had a JOB until your bosom buddies from CHINA deliberately released a virus on the world and now every country on the planet is their enemy.

          TRUMP has invited Korea, Australia and INDIA to join the G-7 to counter China’s growing line of bullsheet spread around the world. THEY ACCEPTED!!(Previously they were China’s good buddies) WORLD WAR TWO has been over for a long, long time much to the chagrin of Romney and the Globalists and McCainistas and the WAR MONGERS.

          • Elwood P. Dowd says:

            Klem,

            We know why 40% of Americans support tRump.

            If Teach and his commenters are examples, its because of hatred, bigotry, fear, ignorance, immorality, cruelty, cowardice, greed, dishonesty and insecurity. We really wish nuCons displayed admirable qualities, but none are obvious.

        • gitarcarver says:

          Of course the right cares little of the race of victims as long as they are Blacks being killed by the police or their useful idiots.

          All evidence to the contrary.

          Just another lie out of hate from you.

          Captain Dorn’s killer has yet to be identified.

          You do realize that there is surveillance video of the incident don’t you? While the identity (name) of the man who shot Captain Dorn’s killer is not known, his race and basic characteristics are known.

          He is a black male.

          Funny how you won’t condemn the shooting of retired black police officer by a black rioter.

          Wonder why that is?

          Oh wait, we do know.

          The hate that drives the left means they can’t see and acknowledge any facts that go against their narrative and their hatred.

          After all, all the left has is hate.

  3. Elwood P. Dowd says:

    As if the current method of policing is working so well… Maybe, just maybe, an approach reducing the reasons, the causes, of crime.

    Citizens of Minneapolis who vote Democrat (sic) would not be allowed to move out of the city for a period of time, say, 10 years…

    Aw, connies love them some tyranny. This is the kind of authoritarianism that connies desire.

    • formwiz says:

      Just masking them live with the consequences of their actions.

      Scares you doesn’t it?

    • Klemdadiddlehopper says:

      You know you want a swarm of fat ladies with a degree in socialism and physcology to arrest 300 lb men for armed robbery then you can blame their deaths on GUNS and force the country to abolish the second amendment.

      HAHA. 50 center tries so hard. His posts are denigrating into a few sentences as he has no ammo left and is tossing spit balls at the wall hoping a connie chokes on one.

      LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL….. how much you made this week 50 center. Rumor is China cant afford to pay you guys but 25 cents now as their economy collapses around them and president XI is now in a power struggle with LI.

      If LI wins. You’ll be glad we have a military to prevent you from being whisked away back to China to stand trial for failing to convince the world Communism is good for Americans.

      • Elwood P. Dowd says:

        Rubles,

        Probably made several thousand US dollars this week, but who’s counting. How about you?

        Making money is easy; making a difference is difficult.

        tRump’s buddy Xi is consolidating power around him, just as Donnie has done here. A tyrant must always be looking over their shoulder.

        Do you really think China is preparing to invade America, even as weak as tRump has made us? It’s not unreasonable that as tRump realizes he’s in trouble that he’ll try to trigger a war of some kind.

        BTW: Black Lives Matter!

  4. Kye says:

    I can’t believe it’s riot season already. I haven’t even taken down my COVID decorations yet.

  5. formwiz says:

    Deaths from the Fauci Faux Phlegm are 220.

    And the feds will get most of the money back in revenue as the economy picks up. Especially after Trump pushes through a payroll tax cut after the election.

    You lose again.

  6. formwiz says:

    That something transformative is called Committees of Vigilance.

    Apparently, many an Hispanic community is staying out of the limelight by thumping any intruders, especially those darker.

    A bit Biblical mayhap, but it does seem to be working.

    Jeffery may not be safe in his own neighborhood. Kell shame.

  7. formwiz says:

    Captain Dorn’s killer has yet to be identified.

    After all, all the right has is dishonesty.

    And photos of all 7.

    Maybe somebody you know.

  8. formwiz says:

    Sibley is obsessed! We got your number, Sibley.

    Sibley: “It was a coincidence that the cop had his knee on that Minnesota boy’s neck when he died!”

    Sibley: “That Georgia boy looked at a house under construction, then walked in front of a connie who had coincidentally just fired his shotgun. Twice.”

    Sibley: “Captain Dorn! See!”

    Sibley clearly doesn’t care about Captain Dorn.

    You seem to desperately require my attention.

    Seek help.

  9. Kye says:

    We are watching race riots in American cities…again! And even though it’s the blacks rioting it’s the rich, white leftists in their midst that are pushing the agenda. The Elwood’s of America, if you will. The self hating,God hating, America hating nihilists who have been graduated from the leftist controlled colleges for five decades are now running the show.

    I ask you all this: What do you think will happen when Trump wins in November? Do you think the radical leftists currently burning, looting and murdering in our cities will just roll over and say “Okay, we lost again, better luck next time”?

    What we’ve seen since that tyrannical Blue State?City lock down of “non-essential” i.e. expendable Americans till today’s riots is The Dry Run. Wait till Trump wins. We in the ‘burbs are gonna get bloody.

    Trump 2020 Let’s bring it to a head and eliminate the problem once and for all.

    • Elwood P. Dowd says:

      Kye,

      Black Americans especially, and most liberals are tired of the mistreatment of our Black brothers and sisters. We know, we know, you don’t see it. In fact, white conservatives complain that minorities actually have it easier in America than whites!

      But the facts tell a different story. The protests are about more than the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, as horribly unfair as they are. It’s about inequality in pay, wealth, education, housing, healthcare and more.

      There is no easy fix. But America will have to change or see more of these outbreaks.

      • Kye says:

        Elwood, the facts are you don’t know the facts. Here are your facts:

        Some of the most comprehensive information we have comes from a 2001 Bureau of Justice Statistics report examining incidents where police in the United States used deadly force to kill criminal suspects between 1976 and 1998. During that 23-year span, 42% of all suspects killed by police were black – a figure that comported precisely with the percentage of violent crimes committed by African Americans during that same period. This is enormously significant because we would expect that in police forces not plagued by systemic racism, officers would shoot suspects of various racial or ethnic backgrounds at rates closely resembling their respective involvement in the types of serious crimes most likely to elicit the use of force by police. And indeed, that is exactly what the evidence shows.
        Moreover, in nearly two-thirds of all justifiable homicides by police during 1976-98, the officer’s race and the suspect’s race were the same. When a white or Hispanic officer killed a suspect, that suspect was usually (63% of the time) white or Hispanic as well. And when a black officer killed a suspect, that suspect was usually black (81% of the time).
        How about the rate at which officers killed suspects of other racial or ethnic backgrounds? In 1998, the “black-officer-kills-black-felon” rate was 32 per 100,000 black officers, more than double the rate at which white and Hispanic officers killed black felons (14 per 100,000). That same year, the rate at which white and Hispanic officers killed white or Hispanic felons (28 per 100,000) was much higher than the “black-officer-kills-white-or-Hispanic-felon” rate of 11 per 100,000.

        Now as to your first statement about “Black Americans especially, and most liberals are tired of the mistreatment of our Black brothers and sisters.”
        Other than the Democrat Party which has abused the American Negro since they held them as slaves, succeeded from the Union and started the First Civil War to keep them enslaved, then started the KKK as the enforcement and terror arm of the Dem Party which Lynched about 3500 Negroes and 1500 Republican Whites who were helping them, then created Jim Crow, also “invented” gun carry laws to keep the weapons out of the Negroes hand, as well as poll taxes and their famous literacy tests, followed by Separate But Equal, then fought toothe and nail to stop the Civil Rights laws which the Republicans managed to force through the Congress. Then the Dems cam up with their best invention ever for oppressing black Americans when the head Negro hater LBJ invented “The Great Society” having in mind “keeping those Niggers voting Democrat for 200 years”. He got them herded into their New Plantation, the Ghetto. Where they got free housing in big tall slum high rises in every Dem city paid for by the taxpayer funneled through the corrupt construction companies and their corrupt labor unions who paid the money right back into Dem coffers. By keeping all the “city blacks” under one roof they were easy for the Dems to control, to hand out cheese, arrest and harass them with their labor union cops and finally to hand out $10 bills from Walk around money” on election day.

        So if anybody is mistreating “our Black brothers and sisters” it’s people like YOU Elwood and your Democrat masters. You have a history of enslaving and mistreating back Americans that goes back to the very founding of the Democrat Party and it’s founder, Thomas Jefferson, himself a slaver. OTOH, we Republicans founded our very party to ABOLISH slavery and fought a war against you traitors and we’ll do it again.

        You are a racist, an anti white instigator, a communist and a hater. Then again that’s all you have is hate, right?

        Trump 2020 Let’s hang the party of slavery.

        • Elwood P. Dowd says:

          Kye,

          White nationalists/supremacists/GOPhers intentionally conflate the Democratic and Republic Parties with liberalism and conservatism.

          Racism is the cornerstone of American conservatism, regardless of party affiliation. Do you think the neo-Nazis, Skinheads and newKKK are liberal Dems? Were those three fat, bad haircuts that stalked and shot Ahmaud Arbery liberal Dems?

          We know you don’t like being called a white supremacist, but sorry.

          No tRump 2020: Let’s lynch the the party of nuCons.

      • david7134 says:

        Man/ child,
        What mistreatment?? Liberals love to go on about crap that is only in their imagination.

        • Elwood P. Dowd says:

          Dookie,

          What mistreatment???

          Oh, that’s right, you have stated outright that in your vast experience Black people are lazy and stupid. At least you have the guts to say it. I’ve complimented you before for being true to your prejudices.

          Teach, Sibley, and Kye pussyfoot around.

          Is it Black laziness and stupidity that keeps their household income at 60% of white households? Or family wealth about 1/10th that of white families?

          Is it possible that generations of educational disadvantages, lack of employment opportunities, Jim Crow laws, limited access to Social Security, housing discrimination (ask tRump, he’ll explain it), criminal justice inequality (thousands of Black men are in prison for using/selling marijuana), and outright discrimination contributed?

          Nah, to a white supremacist Black people are genetically lazy and stupid.

      • formwiz says:

        Black Americans especially, and most liberals are tired of the mistreatment of our Black brothers and sisters. We know, we know, you don’t see it. In fact, white conservatives complain that minorities actually have it easier in America than whites!

        Then where have you been while Chiraq became the murder capital of the country under Tippytoes? While the same happened in Baltimore under Rawlings-Blake? Detroit, Philadelphia?

        If you’re tired of mistreatment, why didn’t you demonstrate against those uncaring Democrat mayors?

        But the facts tell a different story. The protests are about more than the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, as horribly unfair as they are. It’s about inequality in pay, wealth, education, housing, healthcare and more.

        No, it’s about trying to get blacks to vote Democrat this Fall. Blexit is real and more and more black people are speaking out about how looting their businesses and burning down their homes fixes nothing.

        And the Lefty laundry list solves none of that.

        There is no easy fix. But America will have to change or see more of these outbreaks.

        No, all America has to do is crack down on the Lefty thugs and their money men.

        Dr Evil is a great place to start. Let’s let the Last Nazi finish his days in Spandau.

        Or Dachau.

        Or Auschwitz.

        • Elwood P. Dowd says:

          The Soros quote is manufactured and Sibley knows it. It’s a lie as shown by multiple fact-checking sites.

          But Sibley is a typical ignorant, dishonest white supremacist.

          They’re all alike.

  10. Elwood P. Dowd says:

    Was anybody suspicious of the Labor Department data reported today?

    Remember when the Labor Dept announced small gains back during Obama’s terms? Connies claimed the fix was in!!

    • formwiz says:

      It was.

      Zippy refused to count anyone out of work for more than 6 months as unemployed.

      Try again.

    • Klemdadiddlehopper says:

      Obama put 2.5 million on SSDI to take them off the unemployed rolls.

      Obama put another 2 million on 100 percent VA disability to take them off the unemployment rolls.

      Obama took over School loans and made it possible for EVERYONE to go to school. He sent 3-4 million people to school for 4-6 years to STFU and stop whining about having a job.

      Obama reduced what was considered full time from 40 hours a week to 30.

      Kids unemployment went up because adults were taking their jobs at McDonald.

      Yeah the fix was in.

      Obama said don’t expect your jobs to come back and you should get used to high unemployment rates.

      Yeah the Fix was in.

      Why do you doubt that during MAY when many states WERE REOPENING THAT people would go back to work. In the city closest to where I live 100’s of restaurants have opened back up hiring back tons of people. Multiply that times 30 states and 2.5 million is easy to believe.

      That still leaves another 30 million out of work because CHINA FAKED OUT THE WORLD by destroying their own failing economy because they don’t give a shit about their people and if you complain over there they just put you in prison.

      The locked people in homes, did a myriad of things to scare the beejesus out of the world, then destroyed the DATA and said oh nothing to worry about here folks.

      The rest of the world freaked out and locked down to nothing more than a new strain of the flu. Then the left jumped on board and said hey now is our chance. Lets destroy the economy cause the dems will save us with FREE MONEY….and if they don’t.

      Its TRUMPS FAULT and we can vote him out for not giving us FREE MONEY!

      Yeah the books have always been cooked by the left as they wallow in communism. They once tried to hide their ties. Now they openly flaunt them, thinking now is the time. God help America if it is.

  11. Jl says:

    Funny-was anybody suspicious of the “Russian collusion” scenario for about 3 years? No libs nor most of the main stream media….

  12. formwiz says:

    Overall Trump support among likely black voters – 41%.

    Today – June 5, 2020Overall Likely Voter (LV) job approval of @POTUS – 48%Indy Voter LV app – 45%Dem LV app of – 23%Black LV Strong app of – 25%Overall Black LV app of – 41%Other Non-White LV app – 43%Today's Daily Tracking Poll Is Sponsored by @Cernovich https://t.co/mKXK5vjsRk pic.twitter.com/bG3uFHhSfN— Rasmussen Reports (@Rasmussen_Poll) June 5, 2020

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    Looks like you lose big this Fall.

  13. Elwood P. Dowd says:

    tRump can’t be beaten. It’s in the bag. You can relax on election day.

    Mark your calendars, November 4, 2020.

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