The Deep Hypocrisy of “Back the Blue”

Want to help cops? Defund the police!

Because there are so many bad-faith discussions, I have to start with a quick disclaimer. “Defund the police” means to shift resources from our inefficient policing structure to other services that help people (and also deter crime!). It means to fund public safety, which is not the goal of modern policing.

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Davin Hall

Formerly a law enforcement data analyst. Currently testing the notion of whether quitting your job to follow your dream is really a good idea. Twitter: @geogeng