Along with other bizarre theories that make little sense, the concept of “de-funding” police arose in 2020 following riots and violent protests, including the death of George Floyd by a white policeman in Minneapolis.
Yet in November 2021, voters in the city resoundingly rejected a proposal to rethink policing, the Daily Mail said.
Approximately 56 percent of voters rejected a ballot proposal that would have eliminated the Minneapolis Police Department from the city charter and replaced it with a ‘public-health oriented’ Department of Public Safety.
Obviously, people did not expect that fewer police would address criminal problems
Joe Biden and the ACLU have come out against defunding movements, with Biden believing there should be greater funding for police.
Eric Adams was elected as mayor of New York City in part because he vowed to push back against defunding the police and promised reform without financial sacrifices, Daily Mail said.
Congressman Ritchie Torres, who represents New York, remarked in February: ‘The defund police campaign is dead in New York City — and good riddance.
‘And any political politician who’s calling for the abolition and/or even the defunding of police is out of touch with reality and should not be taken seriously.’
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However, these opinions are not held in Hollywood, California.
West Hollywood is known for its vibrant gay community, and the shooting in Oslo during Pride set people nationwide on edge. Furthermore, Justice Clarence Thomas’s opinion issued on Friday, concurrent with repealing Roe v. Wade, suggested ending gay marriage and other civil rights, Daily Mail wrote.
In February, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) reported that crime in West Hollywood had risen 137 percent compared to the same time last year.
February 2022 saw roughly 250 ‘Part One’ crimes reported, including murder, rape, burglary, aggravated assault, arson, and human trafficking. CONTINUE READING…