Should the police be defunded?

The process of defunding the police involves diverting funds from police departments and reallocating them to non-police forms of public safety such as social services, youth services, housing, education, healthcare, and other community resources.

Yes, the police should be defunded

Defunding the police could improve society overall, as the funds could be reallocated for other social programs that need it more.

Give more funds to public services that might mitigate violence

Reducing the role of police in society could replace them with a system that is filled with people and organizations that have the ultimate goal of justice through peace.

No, the police should not be defunded

When you strip police budgets, group engagement activities involving humanity and dedication will be the first cuts, not weapons, tanks, or pepper spray.

The police should not be defunded because they need funds to prevent crimes

If police are defunded, their presence is intended to be diminished, leading to them responding to a crime after it occurs rather than preventing the crime.
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