There's one thing the Minneapolis police department rely upon to keep their budget in line - winter.
For when winter hits, crime goes down because, well...cold.
Much easier and enjoyable to steal a car or go shoot up a hood during July than it is during January so all the criminals, thugs and parasites stay in because it's too cold to commit crime.
Thankfully, however, this is very telling of the criminal and thug mindset in that it belies something about their true nature - laziness.
Of course criminals and parasites are lazy by their nature. They don't want to work, but still want to enjoy higher standards of living so...theft. But you add the cold in and they don't even have the work ethic to steal.
Thus why this is very heartening.
To support yourself, let alone be a survivalist, takes work and effort. Things criminals and thugs don't have. But if the vermin of Minneapolis can't even work up the effort to steal and rob during the cold, imagine just how disincentived they'll be to survive or leave the city if the shit were to hit the fan. Do you think they're even capable of knowing how to keep water liquified for livestock? Or how to insulate shelter? Let alone how to build shelter? They're so dependent on government subsidy or victims for their crimes I doubt any of the criminals have ever thought about what to do if the heat were to go out or how to survive for more than 2 days in a below-zero post SHTF scenario.
Therefore, while many of you may be thinking about heading south to where it's warmer and nicer, perhaps consider Montana, Idaho, or just rural Minnesota when it comes to surviving a SHTF scenario. Old Man Winter will have your back at least half the year and may have the good graces to kill off the parasitic class for you, allowing you to enjoy the decline.