Defunding Or Reallocating Police Resources: Most Mayors Do Not Support

January 27, 2021 ☼ police

Source: NPR

Link: Defunding Or Reallocating Police Resources: Most Mayors Do Not Support

Eighty percent of the mayors who responded to the Menino Survey of Mayors say they believe their police budgets last year were “about right.” Most mayors said they did not support reallocating many, or some of their police department’s resources and responsibilities.

What is needed is a significant refunding of other agencies that support and provide oversight for the existing police structure.