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What does ‘defund the police’ really mean? Three questions.

On its face, “defund the police” sounds sweeping and radical. But the phrase, and the movement behind it, involves a lot of careful thought about how to improve safety through community policing.– David Clark Scott Audience Engagement Editor

Read full article by Harry Bruinius, staff writer, here from The Christian Science Monitor, June 16, 2020.

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Protesters rally June 3, 2020, in Phoenix demanding the Phoenix City Council defund the Phoenix Police Department. The protest is a result of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.