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It’s amazing that last year, activists in multiple American cities demanded the defunding of police and people actually listened to them.
Some cities actually went through with this and are now having crime problems.
Who could have predicted such a thing?
Crime Soaring in Cities With Defunded Police Departments
Crime is soaring in cities where police departments have been defunded, reports Fox News.
Movements to defund the police have grown since George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis. Defunding means reallocating or redirecting funding away from the police department to other government agencies funded by the local municipality.
More than 20 major cities have reduced their police budgets in some form, though the scale and circumstances vary.
The results have not fared well in Los Angeles, Oakland, New York City, Portland and Austin. Homicides in Oakland, California, have