In interviews, some former Minnesota chiefs cited fatigue and anti-police sentiment as part of their rationale for leaving.
"#FirstTime in my 30 years we had a short golf cart pursuit," WSP Trooper Rick Johnson explained in a short Twitter thread Sunday (September 19). Johnson, who's the agency's public information officer, said a "female in distress" tried to get on State Route 167 the wrong way.
Police went to the home and spoke with the woman's 64-year-old daughter who also lives there. The conversation reportedly made police suspicious due to inconsistencies in what she told officers.
The budget includes several points of major investment for the city, including $400 million for community safety with a $142 million increase in the police budget.
Violent incidents in city jails spiked from 80 per month last year to 98 this year, 11 inmates have died so far this year.