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Defunding Police Isn’t Working The Way it Was Meant to Work

Most of the money defunded from Austin, Texas police is sitting in bank accounts, not being used

Photo of Austin police headquarters by Charles Fair on Unsplash

$150 million was cut from the police budget for 2021 in Austin, Texas. The defunding was intended to free up money to pay more social workers and mental health practitioners, to supply permanent…

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Carol Lennox

Carol Lennox

Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist Sharing new choices. Leans Left. Mindfulness practitioner before it was cool. LPC, M.Ed. Helping you make a difference every day