MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Since the unrest that followed the death of George Floyd, the City of Minneapolis has paid out $33 million in worker's compensation claims.
During that time, more than 800 police officers have claimed work-related injury or illness. Over the last couple of years, the city council has rubber-stamped hundreds of settlements. But Monday, for the first time, a council committee rejected a payout to an officer involved in the arrest of Jaleel Stallings.
Only one committee member, Council Member LaTrisha Vetaw, voted to approve the settlement for former officer Andrew Bittell.
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