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Survey: 86% of Portland Voters Want More Police

Survey: 86% of Portland Voters Want More Police

The survey showed 76% of Portland residents know the city’s problems are real and not exaggerated by the media. A full 60% of those who were once opposed to police are now beginning to support more police being hired, and 71% say they support hiring more police officers even though they are concerned about social justice and racism in the bureau.

October 13, 2021

Republican Video Features Democrat Leaders Supporting the Defund the Police Movement
Radical Group Adds "Defund the Police" Message to Memphis Billboards
Dave Smith: Just How Do We Do This?
VT City That Defunded Police Now Paying Officers to Stay

VT City That Defunded Police Now Paying Officers to Stay

In the 14 months since, the Burlington Police Department has dropped from around 90 officers, when the resolution was passed, to under 70 today. This is largely thanks, officials say, to cops leaving for higher-paying jobs in other departments or retiring earlier than expected.

September 30, 2021

Minneapolis Chief Calls Disbanding His Department "Unbearable"

Minneapolis Chief Calls Disbanding His Department "Unbearable"

The new public safety department could likely still include police officers — though the city would no longer be required to keep a minimum number based on the city's population — and would be under the combined control of the Council and the mayor.

September 1, 2021

L.A. Police Commission's New President Rejects Defund Movement

L.A. Police Commission's New President Rejects Defund Movement

“Our communities of color that are most impacted by crime, many of which have seen the homicide rate rise above 30% this year, cannot afford to go without law enforcement,” William Briggs said in prepared remarks, which he delivered after unanimous appointment by his Police Commission colleagues.

July 29, 2021

Poll: 90% of Detroit Residents Want More Police

In Detroit, 1 in 5 residents (19%) cited public safety as the biggest issue facing the city, second only to education, named by 23%. On a list of eight concerns, police reform ranked last, at 4%.

July 27, 2021

Defund Then Refund

Defund Then Refund

Reducing law enforcement is an adventure in lunacy and soon the politicians will realize that and have to rebuild their police.

July 27, 2021

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