Ken Makin (@differencemakin) is a freelance writer and host of the Makin’ A Difference podcast. This op-ed was distributed by OtherWords.org.
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Thursday, June 11, 2020
Defund the Police, Invest in Communities
Five years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division released a damning report on the Ferguson, Missouri police department. “Ferguson’s law enforcement practices are shaped by the city’s focus on revenue rather than by public safety needs,” the report summary concluded, “...