Facing criticism from his opponent Dr. Scott Jensen and other Republican leaders, Governor Walz says public safety is among his top priorities. Walz was joined by public safety officials Thursday and said of law enforcement…

“They’re short-handed but that doesn’t stop them. Our job as Minnesotans is to rally around this, rally around as communities do the things we need to know that safe tell our young people that protecting their neighbors is a damn noble profession and that being in there and working hand in hand together is a noble profession.”

Dr. Jensen says there’s a “culture of crime and violent crime” in Minnesota and he claims Walz is not addressing it.