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HA! Even Seattle's Police Chief thinks City Council is eff'd in the head for calling to defund police department by 50%

Added 07-12-20 11:30:04am EST - “When the Chief of Police says no?” - Twitchy.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Twitchy.com: “HA! Even Seattle's Police Chief thinks City Council is eff'd in the head for calling to defund police department by 50%”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best disagrees with her City Council’s proposal of cutting the police department’s budget by 50%.

On Friday’s broadcast of KTTH’s “Jason Rantz Show,” Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best stated that the proposed 50% defunding of the city’s police department would “decimate public safety for the city of Seattle” and would result in the loss of 1,100 employees or 50% of the police workforce, and would result in “hundreds” of fewer officers who can respond to calls for service in the city.

Best said, “I think you — the word ‘plan’ is rather loose here. They haven’t got a plan. All they’ve shown us is that they want to reduce the budget by 50%. I haven’t seen any real planning in that. And the real tragedy of doing that is that we will lose 1,100 employees. That’s 50% of our total workforce. Because most of our budget is made up of our personnel costs, and it would be a tragedy. I think that it’s the height of recklessness for them to decimate public safety for the city of Seattle without being thoughtful and encouraging public engagement on this issue.”

#DefundThePolice is most hurtful to the #middleclass and those who live or work in #poor #neighborhoods.

I bet analysis would reveal 50% or more in resources are spent on the poorest of neighborhoods. They would be decimated

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