Active-duty military police ready to deploy to quell riots in Minneapolis: Report

The Pentagon has ordered the Army to be ready to deploy active-duty military police units to deploy to Minneapolis as violent protests rock the city in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd.

Citing three people with knowledge of the orders, the Associated Press reported early Saturday morning that soldiers from Fort Bragg in North Carolina and Fort Drum in New York were directed to be prepared for deployment within a four-hour time frame if they are called. Troops at Colorado’s Fort Carson and Fort Riley in Kansas were reportedly told to be prepared within 24 hours.

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