September 17, 2021 Media Contact: Lee Hayes
Minneapolis City Council Candidate Mickey Moore
Issues Statement on Minnesota Supreme Court’s Ruling
on Public Safety Ballot Initiative
“The Minnesota Supreme Court’s ruling on the Yes 4 Minneapolis ballot initiative, which allows residents to decide the future of policing in the city of Minneapolis was expected.
“It is clear voters must settle this conversation at the polls. They must leave no room for argument about their support of the Minneapolis Police Department.
“As a City Council candidate for Ward 9, I've spent the last 10 months talking with residents and business owners in my district, and I know that they will overwhelmingly reject this amendment because they support our police.
“Instead of abolishing or defunding the Minneapolis Police Department, residents and business owners in Ward 9 want to engage in the transformational reform and restructuring of our police department, which will comprehensively upgrade the effectiveness and collaborative partnership we need to have a transparent, working relationship between the police and our community."
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