Some U.S. cities now are backtracking on the 2020 demand to defund police departments and instead are adding back money to their law enforcement agencies’ budgets, the Washington Examiner reported.
The moves come as crime spikes are reported nationwide.
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.
But things are changing in some cities. Read more…