In the wake of civil unrest stemming from police-involved violence against minorities and tactics in suppressing protests, the notion of 'Defunding' police has gained traction. Some want to abolish police altogether, others believe diverting money from police budgets to social services will see an increase in positive outcomes. Is either side right? Is either side wrong? Will diverting police funding be a panacea or a pitfall?
Stephen Lautens (@stephenlautens) and Steven Kerzner (@stevenjkerzner) weight into this fractious debate and, even they can't fully agree with each other. Engaging and maybe enraging. Have a listen, then comment and share/Like the podcast.
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