First, it was the Defund the Police movement. Now, Mayor Mike Elliott of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota – where Daunte Wright was accidentally shot and killed by a veteran police officer during a traffic stop where Wright was trying to escape arrest – is calling for police to be disarmed during traffic stops.
See the tweet below that quotes Mayor Elliott from just a few moments ago and share your thoughts in the comment section. Should police be disarmed during traffic stops?
Brooklyn Center, MN Mayor: “I don’t believe that officers need to necessarily have weapons every time they’re making a traffic stop.”
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) April 13, 2021