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University of Minnesota cutting some ties with Minneapolis police after George Floyd death

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The University of Minnesota has announced that it will limit its collaboration with the Minneapolis Police Department following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed…
The University of Minnesota has announced that it will limit its collaboration with the Minneapolis Police Department following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died earlier this week after being pinned to the ground by an officer who kneeled on his neck.
“Our hearts are broken after watching the appalling video capturing the actions of Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) officers against George Floyd leading to his tragic death,” Joan Gabel, the university’s president, said in a letter to students, faculty and staff this week.
“As a community, we are outraged and grief-stricken. I do not have the words to fully express my pain and anger and I know that many in our community share those feelings, but also fear for their own safety. This will not stand,” she wrote.

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