Minneapolis voters reject ballot initiative to dismantle police department

Measure asked voters if they favored amending city charter to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with Department of Public Safety

Updated: November 2, 2021 - 10:34pm

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Minneapolis voters Tuesday rejected a ballot initiative to dismantle the police department, according to Fox News.

The measure asked voters whether they wanted to amend the city's charter to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a Department of Public Safety.

The initiative would have amended the city charter regarding the agency, including funding requirements and control of public safety between the mayor and City Council, Fox also reports