Minneapolis voters to decide fate of MPD

A ballot question about whether to replace the Minneapolis Police Department cleared its final hurdle Friday and will appear on November's ballot. The citizen-driven ballot measure would create a new department of public safety and give the city council more oversight. Opponents say it would complicate decision-making and slow the pace of police reform.  This is the afternoon MPR News update for Friday, July 23, 2021. Hosted by Nina Moini. Theme music by Gary Meister.

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