The Police Aren’t Doing What We Train Them To Do

It’s not their fault; it’s just not what people call the police for.

Photo by Emiliano Bar on Unsplash

A lot of the criticism around the slogan “Defund the police” is based on two assumptions. First, that it means taking away all police. Or, second, that it means taking away some money from the police and not doing anything else.

--

--

--

Speaking up for humanity through intersectional social justice. Open to all.

Recommended from Medium

Flowers grown in concrete

Is The CMS And Federal Worker Mandate On Hold?

The Case Before Us

Department Of Justice Asks The OSHA Mandate To Be Put Back In Place

The Rachel Nickell Murder Enquiry

Britney Spears’s Conservatorship Could Happen to Anyone

A woman sits on a windowsill, looking out at the city.

President Biden’s Supreme Court Commission Draft Report

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Davin Hall

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

More from Medium

Ride The Horse In The Direction It’s Going

Bring Allyship Home for the Holidays

Finding Closeness Again.

Diamonds In The Rough