Surprise! Defunding the Police has a negative affect. Let me say that again, more slowly... DEFUNDING THE POLICE HAS FAILED.
But of course, you already know this if you follow our news site.
In a completely expected turn of events, violent crime in Oakland California has skyrocketed following the defunding of the Oakland Police department. Not to mention the extreme micro-managing of the force by city council.
Oakland City Council President Pro Tem Sheng Thao, who is running for mayor, made a profound statement regarding the state of affairs in her city:
We are in a public safety emergency right now,” Thao told the news outlet. “It feels like every day we face a new senseless tragedy. And at the same time, our shrinking police force does not have the resources to adequately serve our community.Source
Apparently Oakland is facing a shortage of over 60 officers at the moment. Can you blame them? The woke city has had it out for Law Enforcement for quite some time now. Let us know what you think in the comments!