When You Defund the Police, You Destabilize Urban Communities
|“Defunding America’s police departments is dangerous. Stripping resources away from local law enforcement will lead to animosity, increased lawlessness and have a disproportionate impact on urban communities that actually need them the most in a truly devastating fashion,” Paris Dennard writes for The Daily Caller.|
Surveys of urban communities show residents generally want more policing, not less. That includes 68 percent of Chicagoans in low-income neighborhoods, for example.
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