BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (WCCO) — The Brooklyn Middle Metropolis Council unanimously handed its 2022 price range Monday evening, which features a plan for different public security applications.
The town was the place former police officer Kim Potter fatally shot Daunte Wright earlier this 12 months. She is now on trial on manslaughter prices.
READ MORE: Shadow Of George Floyd Case Hangs Over Kim Potter’s Trial
The 2022 price range will go away open three police officer vacancies, together with another funding from different locations, to pay for the general public security initiative named after Wright. The Star Tribune studies among the cash will come from a rise within the metropolis’s lodging tax.
READ MORE: Opening Statements Start This Week In Kim Potter Manslaughter Trial
The plan was not handed with out some measure of controversy. Earlier within the night, Wright’s mom requested to have her son’s named left off the measure except it was handed in full.
Additionally, the Star Tribune studies that Mayor Mike Elliott, who has spoken out previously about not wishing to see the police division defunded, known as Metropolis Supervisor Reggie Edwards’ actions for budgeting a coordinator “subversive.”
MORE NEWS: Potential Jurors At Kim Potter’s Trial In Daunte Wright’s Loss of life Will Go Beneath Microscope