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The cops are off duty but somehow they have Mpls squad cars at their disposal. Who pays that cost? Dig a little deeper on this one Tim. If these teams must have a contract with a local police agency, that is a public contract that should have the payments outlined.
I was witness to a police escort of 3 coach-buses down 35W shortly after Christmas. Turns out it was the Minnesota Gopher football team being escorted to the airport for their trip to the Inisght Bowl in Phoenix. I can only imagine that well-earned taxpayer money paid that bill...
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