Pattern of ‘racial discrimination’ found in Minneapolis policing, study says

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By Tyler Clifford (Reuters) – An inquiry prompted by the 2020 murder of George Floyd by a white police officer found a pattern of unlawful, “discriminatory policing” in Minneapolis and little accountability for offenders, a state report released on Wednesday said. The investigation by Minnesota’s Department of Human Rights concluded that city officials had allowed the city’s police to persist in practices that violate the state’s Human Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination in public services. While Black residents comprise about 19% of the city’s population, they accounted for 63% of all …

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