Category: defund the police

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Nov
2020

Los Angeles Police Department Will Stop Responding To Traffic Collisions, Downsize Homicide Unit Amid Crime SurgeLos Angeles Police Department Will Stop Responding To Traffic Collisions, Downsize Homicide Unit Amid Crime Surge

Amid a spike in homicides, the Los Angeles Police Department is set to downsize its homicide and robbery division and will stop responding to traffic collisions, according to CBSN Los Angeles. Due to budgetary challenges, more than 200 LAPD officers will be moved back to patrol under a “broad reorganization aimed at preserving patrol and […]

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‘you-can-hear-gunshots’:-minneapolis-residents-sue-city-for-failing-to-adequately-staff-police-amid-crime-surge
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Oct
2020

‘You Can Hear Gunshots’: Minneapolis Residents Sue City For Failing To Adequately Staff Police Amid Crime Surge‘You Can Hear Gunshots’: Minneapolis Residents Sue City For Failing To Adequately Staff Police Amid Crime Surge

Several Minneapolis residents went to court Monday, where they sued the city for failing to adequately staff police amid a rise in violent crime, WCCO reported Tuesday. “Every single night on any block in this neighborhood you can hear gunshots!” plaintiff Cathy Spann said, according to WCCO. “Every single freaking night!” Spann, who lives in […]

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‘pretty-violent-here’:-trucking-company-owner-on-defund-the-police-movement
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Oct
2020

‘Pretty Violent Here’: Trucking Company Owner On Defund The Police Movement‘Pretty Violent Here’: Trucking Company Owner On Defund The Police Movement

October 05, 2020 11:06 PM ET Mike Kucharski, the co-owner and vice president of JKC Trucking, spoke with the Daily Caller’s Samantha Renck about the movement to defund the police, blue-collar workers’ support for President Donald Trump, the first presidential debate and more. “My concern is — what are they going to do to descale […]

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‘less-cops-with-less-training’:-sgt.-betsy-brantner-smith-talks-defund-the-police
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Sep
2020

‘Less Cops With Less Training’: Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith Talks Defund The Police‘Less Cops With Less Training’: Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith Talks Defund The Police

September 23, 2020 9:22 PM ET Retired Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith, who spent nearly 30 years in law enforcement, spoke with the Daily Caller’s Samantha Renck about the ‘Defund the Police’ movement, President Donald Trump and more. Smith, who is also a spokeswoman for the National Police Association, launched a campaign aimed at educating people about […]

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Sep
2020

Minneapolis City Council Approves Naming Street After George FloydMinneapolis City Council Approves Naming Street After George Floyd

September 18, 2020 3:38 PM ET The Minneapolis City Council approved naming a street after George Floyd on Friday, according to WCCO. The city council voted to call the street “George Perry Floyd Jr. Place,” WCCO reported. The street sign with Floyd’s name would be placed at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Street. […]

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‘anti-america’:-texas-sheriff-rips-anti-police-movement
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Sep
2020

‘Anti-America’: Texas Sheriff Rips Anti-Police Movement‘Anti-America’: Texas Sheriff Rips Anti-Police Movement

September 17, 2020 9:48 PM ET Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn spoke with the Daily Caller’s Samantha Renck about police morale, anti-police sentiment and more. Two Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies were targeted and shot last Saturday, suffering gunshot wounds to both their faces and their heads, according to multiple reports. (RELATED: $100,000 Reward Offered For Information […]

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‘enter-at-your-own-risk’:-texas-police-group-warns-drivers-that-austin-defunded-police
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Sep
2020

‘Enter At Your Own Risk’: Texas Police Group Warns Drivers That Austin Defunded Police‘Enter At Your Own Risk’: Texas Police Group Warns Drivers That Austin Defunded Police

A Texas police group has put up billboards near Austin warning drivers that the city had defunded police, and to enter at their own risk, numerous sources reported. The Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA) placed the two billboards along Interstate 35 entering Austin, one of them reading “Warning! Austin police defunded. Enter at your own […]

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Sep
2020

Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik Slams Mayor Bill De Blasio, Says Dems Are ‘Soft On Crimes’Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik Slams Mayor Bill De Blasio, Says Dems Are ‘Soft On Crimes’

September 10, 2020 2:31 PM ET Bernard Kerik, a former New York City Police Commissioner, spoke with the Daily Caller’s Samantha Reck about the Defund the Police movement, New York City’s crime spike and more. New York City officials voted in June to cut nearly $1 billion from the New York Police Department’s budget. The city, […]

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doj-awards-$16-million-to-advance-community-policing,-a-top-demand-of-police-reform-advocates
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Sep
2020

DOJ Awards $16 Million To Advance Community Policing, A Top Demand Of Police Reform AdvocatesDOJ Awards $16 Million To Advance Community Policing, A Top Demand Of Police Reform Advocates

Around $8 million will go to advance community policing in law enforcement and another $8.5 million to active shooter scenario training for first responders, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Community Policing Development (CPD) funds go towards providing law enforcement officers with education on effective practices and outcomes and working on creative crime prevention, the […]

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