I’m studying and need help with a Political Science question to help me learn.
How a Pledge to Dismantle the Minneapolis Police Collapsed New York Times September 26, 2020 By Astead W. Herndon
Article 4 Summary Template
1. In 1 to 3 sentences, describe the topic of the article?
2. Why would some council members like a “do over”?
3. How was the phrase “defund the police” variously interpreted by both activists and various city council members?
a. Why do you think support is decreasing?
b. Do you think support will continue to decrease?
5. Along with pledge to dismantle the police, what transition plan was offered by the city council?
6. How broad was the actual support for the pledge (both among the city council and among residents of Minneapolis)?
7. Since the police were not actually dismantled nor were they defunded, to what do you attribute the increase in crime rates?