Is Funding Police the Best Way to Keep Everyone Safe?

The call to “defund the police” may make sense, according to research. But to understand why, we need to go beyond the slogan.

In response to George Floyd’s recent killing by police, Minneapolis decided to disband its current police department and invest more in community-led public safety measures. For some, this seems like a radical move. But, for those who’ve seen police reform doing little to prevent police brutality against African Americans, it’s not so far-fetched.

By Jill Suttie

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