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A $14 million budget shortfall is forcing significant cuts, says DOC chief Schnell.
The state agency could face deeper cuts without aid from the Legislature.
The proposed cut would mean eliminating jobs, Chief Todd Axtell said.
Video from body cameras worn by two of the officers involved in the killing of George Floyd was viewed by the public for the first time.
Evidence does not support "deliberate indifference," she said in the ruling.
Two Minneapolis events call for racial equity and an overhaul of police.
Since George Floyd's death, allegations of misconduct and excessive force have poured into the Office of Police Conduct Review in Minneapolis, which is now investigating more than 400 such complaints against MPD.
Officials blame the grim trend on the coronavirus pandemic, shattered public trust following the killing of George Floyd and the reluctance of some Minneapolis officers to take initiative amid intense scrutiny.
More than 200 inmates at the facility have tested positive for COVID-19.
Morale has sunk to new lows in recent weeks as officers reported feeling misunderstood and squeezed by all sides: by the state probe, and by protesters, city leaders and the media.