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Thu May 28, 2020, 01:58 PM

 

Mayor Jacob Frey Calls On National Guard Following Violence In South Minneapolis

Mayor Jacob Frey Calls On National Guard Following Violence In South Minneapolis
https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2020/05/28/mayor-jacob-frey-calls-on-national-guard-following-violence-in-south-minneapolis/

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) ó Amid a night of chaos in south Minneapolis, Mayor Jacob Frey has called in the National Guard to help control the crowds protesting the death of George Floyd.

The Minnesota State Patrol, St. Paul Police, and Metro Transit police officers were also called in overnight to support Minneapolis Police as buildings went up in flames along Lake Street near the Minneapolis Police Departmentís 3rd Precinct.

From miles away, the chaos and destruction in south Minneapolis was evident all night. By the early morning hours, the shouts of protesters had mostly given way to the buzzing of alarms at stores. Virtually every business within two blocks of the police station was damaged and/or looted.

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Reply Mayor Jacob Frey Calls On National Guard Following Violence In South Minneapolis (Original post)
Odoreida May 2020 OP
Cirque du So-What May 2020 #1
abqtommy May 2020 #2
Odoreida May 2020 #3
abqtommy May 2020 #4

Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Thu May 28, 2020, 02:04 PM

1. Given any thought to calling the DA while you're at it?

You could also give some thought to giving racist cops the boot at the first sign of trouble.

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Thu May 28, 2020, 04:36 PM

2. I thought that The National Guard was responsible to The Governor, not a mayor...

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Response to abqtommy (Reply #2)

Thu May 28, 2020, 04:43 PM

3. The mayor can ask, the governor might say no. n/t

 

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Response to Odoreida (Reply #3)

Thu May 28, 2020, 05:11 PM

4. Got it. Thanks...

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