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Posted inPOLICING & JUSTICE

Amir Locke killing leads Black elected officials to condemn failed Minneapolis police reform

State Representative Esther Agbaje learned about the killing of 22-year-old Amir Locke after Minneapolis police raided her downtown apartment building. City Council member Robin Wonsley Worlobah had been pushing for public safety changes in committee meetings. The killing of Amir Locke during a no-knock raid demonstrated to both the city’s inability to change policing and preserve life.