"Democratic leaders...are calling for a massive reduction in the NYPD's budget to show their "commitment towards moving away from the failed policing policies of the past. ”"— Andrew Stuttaford (@AStuttaford) June 12, 2020
Snake Plissken, call your office. https://t.co/mSlDLlexdg
In reality, the NYPD has implemented the most successful policing policies of the last quarter century, as this graph from Wikipedia shows:
Cities are broke, so different interest groups that rely on taxpayer dollars are trying to throw each other from the sleigh to enlarge their share of the shrinking pie.