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Minneapolis Reform Recommendations Include Police Liability Insurance Mandate

Several advocacy groups presented their own recommendations to reform law enforcement practices in Minneapolis, a day after the majority of the City Council voiced support for abolishing the police department entirely in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Minnesota’s Council …

Michigan Village OKs Liability Insurance, Reinstates Police Department

Newly sworn-in trustees in Oakley, Mich., are reinstating the village‚Äôs police department after its shutdown in September. The Saginaw News reports the village council voted 3-2 to re-establish the police force. It also approved liability insurance to cover the department. …

Ascension Sheriff Offers Policing Deal to Sorrento

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office has proposed charging the Louisiana town of Sorrento $353,832 for the first year with a possible increase of up to 5 percent the next year to provide policing services if voters decide Nov. 4 to …

Louisiana Town Council Eliminates Last Police Officer Position

The Sorrento Town Council has voted to terminate the town’s last remaining police officer and give him back pay for working as assistant police chief for nearly three weeks without receiving a salary. Mayor Mike Lambert tells The Advocate after …

Sorrento’s Unpaid Assistant Police Chief Still Working

Nearly a week after the town eliminated funding for his salary, Sorrento Assistant Police Chief Ricky Smith is still reporting to work. Mayor Mike Lambert tells The Advocate Smith, who asked in June to leave all patrol work to the …