Category Archives: national politics

The Minneapolis PD had relaxed its screening standards for recruits

Minneapolis had relaxed its psychological and character qualifications for police recruits, in order to obtain greater diversity http://www.startribune.com/frustration-grows-with-minneapolis-police-psychological-screening-process/410036165/ I have been thinking about the shooting in Minneapolis in which a police person shot the woman yoga teacher in pajamas, with no weapon and not threatening, and did so in a way in violation of police […]

Minneapolis & diversity hiring

Minneapolis is a city with a left-leaning council and mayor. In 2014 it was in the news that Minneapolis was having a lot of trouble finding black and Hispanic persons to serve as police, because the city wanted to have a police force that reflected the community in terms of racial diversity. ¬†Either not enough […]