Shock Survey Finds That Funding Is Being Reduced For “Nearly Half” Of All Major City Police Departments In America

Nearly half of 258 agencies surveyed this month are reporting that funding has already been slashed or is expected to be reduced, according to a report slated for release this week by the Police Executive Research Forum, a non-partisan research organization.Much of the funding is being pulled from equipment, hiring and training accounts, even as a number of cities also are tracking abrupt spikes in violent crime, the report concluded.

Source: Shock Survey Finds That Funding Is Being Reduced For “Nearly Half” Of All Major City Police Departments In America

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