The Argument to Abolish Police

From Policy Link:

Communities across the country are rising up and demanding that policymakers reallocate budgets by divesting from the police and investing directly in Black communities.

This webinar explores what “defund” means, its connection to police abolition, how “anti-Blackness” must be confronted before any system can provide safety and justice, and why PolicyLink rejected police reform in favor of systems transformation aligned with the demands of this historic moment.

Featured Speakers:

  • Michael McAfee, President and CEO, PolicyLink
  • Rachel Herzing, Executive Director, Center for Political Education
  • Anne Price, President, Insight Center for Community Economic Development
  • Anand Subramanian, Managing Director, PolicyLink

https://www.policylink.org/equity-in-action/webinars/police-abolition

2 Comments

  1. You sure you’re a former police? Makes you wonder why a former law enforcement officer would throw the entire field under the bus. Makes you wonder if you have some secret axe to grind.

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    1. “Axe to grind”? — really? I post items like this because a learned police understands what and why things are happening. If you follow this blog you will know that my position is “re-imagine” policing, not abolishment. Check my credentials.

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