by Paul Bois at Breitbart News
With 130 of 136 precincts reporting, the voters of Minneapolis voted against Question 2 by 57 percent, 76,820 votes versus 59,196 votes in favor. Aiming to be the most extreme anti-police measure to pass in the United States, the amendment would have had the city charter “remove the Minneapolis Police Department and replace it with a Department of Public Safety,” according to Fox 9. The amendment would also have eliminated the position of police chief as well as the minimum police staffing requirement.
QUESTION 2 FAILS: Minneapolis voters have rejected a ballot question to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new department of public safety: https://t.co/IJVjbjDTY8 pic.twitter.com/TWI6JZrboi
— FOX 9 (@FOX9) November 3, 2021
According to Ballotpedia, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) would have dramatically altered law enforcement in Minneapolis, removing the police department’s minimum funding requirement in a city that has seen a 286 percent increase in carjackings since 2020:…