Political Scene: Defunding the police? Not in this budget


Political Scene: Defunding the police? Not in this budget
Fund the police. It’s just one of the things the $11.8-billion supplemental budget passed last week does, avoiding cuts to state and local law enforcement that might have been forced by the COVID …


Political Scene: Defunding the police? Not in this budget
Political Scene: Defunding the police? Not in this budget . … Even without the barracks project, the $91.4-million State Police budget passed last Thursday increased $3.2 million, or 3.6%.


What does defunding the police mean for L.A.? – Los …
Garcetti’s budget, first proposed in April, called for police spending to consume 53.8% of the city’s “unrestricted” general fund revenue — taxes that are not earmarked for special …


Defunding 101: What does it mean to “defund the police
Defunding the police does not imply reforming the current system, but instead pushes for a comprehensive undoing and restructuring of public safety, starting with reducing the police budget.


City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Says Portland Will …
City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty tonight told a crowd of thousands on the Portland waterfront that she will secure the votes to cut two more police units out of the city budget. Hardesty said the …


Inside the case for defunding police in schools – Los …
The union leadership joins a number of community-based organizations who say the $70-million school police budget should be used to hire more counselors and build restorative justice programs …


What Does ‘Defund the Police’ Mean? The Phrase, Explained
As of now, the Minneapolis City Council has not released any specifics regarding its approach to defunding the city’s $193.3 million police budget, though some members have offered general ideas. “We can invest in cultural competency and mental health training, de-escalation and conflict resolution …


Is “Defunding the Police” Libertarian? – Reason.com
If defunding the police means getting rid of the police entirely, without any remote prospect of alternative means of protecting lives, safety, and property suddenly arising in its place (and in …


Defund The Baltimore Police – The Appeal
For fiscal year 2019, the Baltimore Police budget is $511 million, up from $497 million in fiscal year 2018. These numbers do not include overtime costs, which routinely exceed projections. In my last year working for the BPD, the operating budget was $481 million.


Budget Debates May Center on Defunding the Police
New Yorkers are not just protesting racial injustice and police brutality, they also demand cuts to the NYPD’s budget and funding to social services. Protesters call for cuts to the NYPD’s …
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