US President Donald Trump said on Monday during a Whitehouse roundtable meeting that police in Minneapolis are doing a “fantastic” job.
He again brought to notice that “there won’t be defunding, there won’t be dismantling of our police and there is not going to be any disbanding of our police”.
He said at the afternoon event that “we want to make sure we don’t have any bad actors in there and sometimes you will see some horrible things like we witnessed recently, but 99-I say 99.9, but let’s go with 99% of them are great, great people and they have done jobs that are record-setting,”.
Mr Trump continued in his statement that statistics on the country’s current crime is “among the best numbers we have ever had in terms of recorded history”.
“There is a reason for less crime, it’s because we have great law enforcement. I’m very proud of them”, Donald Trump added.
Present during the meeting were too administration officials and half a dozen external participants that included attorneys general from Florida and Kentucky, the international President of the Fraternal Order of Police, the President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and representatives of police departments in Illions and Colorado.