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The radical left has been staging a national anti-police movement for months, with the full backing of Democrats and the media.
The worst part is that it’s working.
Current police officers are retiring in droves and some communities are finding it extremely difficult to recruit new officers.
The Blaze reports:
Police shortage: Cops retiring in droves, ‘recruiting crisis,’ applications ‘historically low’
Following the “defund the police” movement and the “abolish the police” movement, constant negative coverage of law enforcement by the media, anti-police sentiment becoming mainstream, and the threat of riots have contributed to a police shortage across the country.
The Philadelphia Police Department currently has 268 vacancies and is expecting even more shortages in the near future.
“From Jan. 1 through Thursday, 79 Philadelphia officers have been accepted into the city’s Deferred Retirement Option Program, meaning