The continued rise in violent crimes in Minnesota’s biggest city is alarming, but don’t worry, Mayor Jacob Frey assures us, he is doing all he can.
The city is “doing everything possible to prevent this kind of violent and criminal conduct,” Frey claims.
If that is the truth – that Mayor Frey is doing “everything possible” to prevent these crimes – well then that’s all you need to know about his failed leadership.
- More than 650 people were shot in Minneapolis in 2021 and 96 were killed, just one shy of the record set in 1995.
- There were more than 2,000 robberies, including more than 650 carjackings, said [Amelia] Huffman, who will take the helm of the [police] department January 15.”
- Around 78% of shootings in Minneapolis don’t result in any arrests or charges, according to a Reformer analysis of 879 shootings between 2018 and 2020.”
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