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The Minneapolis City Council president said the city is aiming to have a “police-free future” as it shifts to dismantle its police department following the death of George Floyd.

Council President Lisa Bender noted on Monday that the change will take time but said that the city is aspiring to change the department completely with the goal of eventually eliminating police altogether.

“I think the idea of having a police-free future is very aspirational, and I am willing to stand with community members who are asking us to think of that as the goal because so many folks in our community have seen us work on reform,” she told CNN’s Chris Cuomo.

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