Sunday, July 12, 2020

Trumpster Occupiers: Only 8 percent of Minneapolis Police live in City – Veterans Today

Must Read

Cuomo Rewrites COVID-19 History — The Patriot Post

During times of crisis, it’s easy for politicians to shift blame. But the...

Trump Rips Private Texas Border Wall Built by His Supporters

President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized a privately built border wall in South Texas that's showing signs of erosion...

Thousands of Russians protest governor’s arrest, demand ‘Putin step down’

Tens of thousands of Russians took to the streets to protest the arrest of a regional governor, demanding both...

Patches set aside for Minneapolis police cadets. Of the department’s 873 sworn officers, only about 8 percent — or 72 officers — live in ZIP codes that cover most of Minneapolis, according to a Star Tribune analysis of city records. — Richard Tsong-Taatarii – Star Tribune file

Star Sentinel: While its police force may be on the smallish side, Anoka is arguably one of the most guarded places around.That’s because the suburb about 40 minutes north of the Twin Cities is home to 27 Minneapolis police officers, nearly outnumbering the town’s 29-member department.

Another 29 Minneapolis cops reside in nearby Andover, which doesn’t have its own police department.

In fact, Minneapolis police officers living outside of the city is more the rule than the exception. Of the department’s 873 sworn officers, only about 8 percent — or 72 officers — live in ZIP codes that cover most of Minneapolis, according to a Star Tribune analysis of city records. Not that times have changed all that much: in 1989, about 70 percent of the police force lived elsewhere.

Today, you’re more likely to run into a Minneapolis cop after hours and out of uniform in Hudson, Wis., (home to 10 officers) or Elk River (12) than in parts of the North Side, the records show. One officer commutes about 60 miles each way to the city from his or her home in Deronda, Wis.  read more…

https://m.startribune.com/few-minneapolis-cops-live-inside-city-limits/441581413/

VT Editors is a General Posting account managed by Jim W. Dean and Gordon Duff. All content herein is owned and copyrighted by Jim W. Dean and Gordon Duff
ATTENTION READERS
Due to the nature of independent content, VT cannot guarantee content validity.
We ask you to Read Our Content Policy so a clear comprehension of VT’s independent non-censored media is understood and given its proper place in the world of news, opinion and media.


All content is owned by author exclusively. Expressed opinions are NOT necessarily the views of VT, other authors, affiliates, advertisers, sponsors, partners or technicians. Some content may be satirical in nature. All images within are full responsibility of author and NOT VT.

About VTRead Full Policy NoticeComment Policy

Read more

Latest News

Cuomo Rewrites COVID-19 History — The Patriot Post

During times of crisis, it’s easy for politicians to shift blame. But the...

Trump Rips Private Texas Border Wall Built by His Supporters

President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized a privately built border wall in South Texas that's showing signs of erosion months after going up, saying...

Thousands of Russians protest governor’s arrest, demand ‘Putin step down’

Tens of thousands of Russians took to the streets to protest the arrest of a regional governor, demanding both his release and President Vladimir...

Magnitude 5.1 quake shakes northeast China; no injuries reported

closeVideoVolcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis: The ‘Ring of Fire’ explainedThe Pacific’s “Ring of Fire” is a breeding ground for natural disasters. Here’s a look at the...

Academics Try To Get Own Study Canned After It Finds Inconvenient Truth About Race & Police Shootings

Being the authors of a widely cited academic study ordinarily would be a good thing. But not for Joseph Cesario and David Johnson, apparently....

More Articles Like This

15585

Become a Patriot Join 72,558 Subscibers

Get an article like this twice a week.

15856