Minneapolis City Council Members Using Private Security After Voting to Abolish Police

Members of the Minneapolis City Council have enlisted private security firms at taxpayer expense after voting unanimously to dismantle the city’s police department.At least three council members are under private protection costing some $4,500 per day, according to local media.Andrea Jenkins, Phillipe Cunningham, and Alondra Cano claim they have received threats while pushing to defund […]

LA Officials Working to Replace Police With Unarmed ‘Response Teams’

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers could soon be replaced by unarmed ‘crisis response team’ members for non-violent calls if some city councilors have their way.City Councilman Herb Wesson and Council President Nury Martinez proposed the latest attack upon the LAPD, according to Fox 11.“Today I, alongside my colleagues, will introduce a motion to replace […]

Cycle Company Suspends Sales of Bikes to Police

Fuji Bikes is suspending sales to police departments over alleged concerns about how bicycles are used as ‘weapons’ by law enforcement.BikeCo., Fuji Bikes’ distributor for North America, announced plans to open a “dialogue with police departments nationwide to address how bikes are used in police activity and to ensure that police’s on-bike training reinforces that […]