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The city of Minneapolis has apparently discovered reality.
Months after riots destroyed huge swaths of the city, and crime went through the roof, the city has finally decided to abandon the ‘defund the police’ nonsense and hire some more police officers.
Better late than never, right?
The New York Post reports:
Minneapolis to spend $6.4 million to hire more police officers
Minneapolis will spend $6.4 million to hire dozens more police officers after a large number of cops left the department in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing and the protests that followed.
The Minnesota city’s police department said it has just 638 officers available to work, 200 fewer than in recent years, the Star Tribune reported.
Several cops quit, retired or went on extended medical leave, many for PTSD claims, after last spring’s riots that included a