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Here's a list of the organizations cutting ties with Minneapolis police

The University of Minnesota started the trend shortly after the death of George Floyd.
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In the wake of George Floyd's killing, a growing number of organizations are cutting or reducing their ties with Minneapolis Police Department.

The trend was started by the University of Minnesota last week, with several more following since.

Here's a running list of organizations and companies that say they are cutting ties with MPD, and how they're doing it:

This list will be updated as more make announcements.

Dorsey & Whitney: Law firm says it will no longer prosecute misdemeanor cases via the Minneapolis City Attorney's program.

First Avenue: Will no longer contract off-duty MPD officers for security.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Will no longer contract off-duty MPD for special events.

Minneapolis Licensing: Businesses will no longer be required to use off-duty MPD officers for security at special events.

Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board: Voted to stop using Minneapolis police officers to staff park events, prevent park police officers responding to nonviolent calls in Minneapolis, differentiate park police uniforms so they don't look like MPD.

Minneapolis Public Schools: Voted to remove school resource officers provided by MPD from school buildings. Will come up with alternative safety plan by Aug. 18.

Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild: Applauded Parks Board decision, now searching for alternative security for events.

Pizza Luce: Reevaluating its relationship with MPD, ending its discount for police officers.

University of Minnesota: Will not use MPD for large events including Gophers games, will not use specialized services such as K-9 officers.

Up-Down Minneapolis: Will no longer use off-duty MPD officers for security.

Walker Art Center: Will not contract MPD for special events until it makes a series of changes. More here.

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