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The influx of law enforcement and National Guard are intended to head off a repeat of last year's devastating riots
Report cites congestion, confusion in dispatching calls during riots after George Floyd's death.
The Minneapolis City Council approved plans to seek assistance from both community groups and other police departments during the upcoming trial in George Floyd's death.
Minneapolis residents can expect to see more law enforcement officers and National Guard troops in areas that were damaged during unrest last year.
City and state leaders plan to bring thousands of soldiers, sheriffs' deputies and police into the metro area.
Minneapolis has become a testing ground for proposals that would put an overhaul of the city's approach to public safety on the November ballot. In addition to the council's plan, a privately funded effort to gather signatures for a charter change kicked off last weekend.
Thousands of police, sheriffs deputies and Minnesota National Guard members are ready to jump into action during the upcoming trial of the first of four officers charged in the killing of George Floyd.
The DFL has long dominated city politics, but debates over how to change policing have highlighted divisions within the party.
Chauvin case looms but the Legislature is mired in debate over police reform.
Minneapolis police say they are down about 200 officers following George Floyd's death, rioting that led to the burning of a police precinct and calls to end the department.