Minneapolis Public Schools sever ties with city police

The Minneapolis school board voted Tuesday night to end its relationship with the Minneapolis Police Department, which had been scrutinized for years.

The district's recent budget put over $1 million toward funding 11 school resource officers.

Community members, some school leaders and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers had called for the district to cut ties with the police.

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