Neither does most Americans including most Democrats... The issue is a non-starter with a large amount of lawmakers around the country... The media attention for some police shooting situations around the country does NOT cancel out the need for Americans to have a law … [Read more...] about President Biden does not want to defund the police….
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Police investigate the scene of a shooting in Chicago on July 21, 2020. Homicides in the city are up 33% in the first three months of the year compared to 2020, while shootings are up nearly 40% for the same period year-over-year. Politico is out with a piece that … [Read more...] about Crime has risen in pandemic America…Defund the Police ?
Few if any Democratic State or Local official is to actually cut their police budgets.... Even with the pandemic and rough economies? People need their cops.... But? There IS and should be moves to break down the barriers between law enforcement and the public that … [Read more...] about Update on ‘Defund the Police’ and Democrats….
Nate Silver looks at a NY Magazine piece that goes into something that a lot of media types do NOT seem to get.... Blacks and other minorities do NOT want to 'defund the police' in large numbers... The embrace of such stupidity by some has cost Democrats votes from … [Read more...] about Minorities and Defund the Police….
The Cook Political Report echo's what Nancy Pelosi , Joe Biden and other Democrats know.... Gains for Democrats in House where erased by the Republicans and media talking about progressive policies in the losing places.... That while Joe Biden cruised to a win fighting … [Read more...] about Democrats lost on ‘Defund the Police’ and ‘Socialism’….Cook Report
The place has had cop's quiting enmass.... Crime has risen... The economy there has gone south and the pandemic isn't helping things... The city is being sued for not having enough cops to handle things... The city is looking to hire part time cops and and help from … [Read more...] about After the Floyd death….Minneapolis wanted to defund the police…Then things went sideways…
CNN Politics reports on the reality of the something that just is NOT gonna happen.... The object SHOULD be to get rid of BAD cops.... Work at Community policing.... Work agains the adversarial culture... But getting rid of your neighbourhood cops? NOT gonna … [Read more...] about They ain’t gonna defund the Police….
The New York City Police Department is the largest police department in the United States... It employs over 53,000 people, of which 38,000 are sworn officers.... It's budget was 5.6 Billion last year.... After all the protesting against cops and the defund the the … [Read more...] about De Blasio says he’d cut the NYC Police budget by a Billion dollars…THAT isn’t gonna happen….