Episode 66: No Police, No Peace

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We take a look at the riots, looting, and protests happening in the United States and beyond in the wake of the death of George Floyd. Some major forces seem to be pushing for the defunding of the police departments which sends us down the rabbit hole of what that world would look like.

As with anything, knowing the statistics and the reality of the situation is the only way to make an informed decision. On this show, we try to bring a bit of sanity to an otherwise insane situation.

Executive Producers:
Timmonymous
J Noah Davis
Bernard Engelskircher
Fred Castaneda

Associate-Executive Producers:
Jacob Hernandez $5.00
Steve E.
HarryHamster

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NOTES / LINKS:

CRIME STATS
https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/cv18.pdf

DEATHS BY POLICE
https://www.statista.com/statistics/585152/people-shot-to-death-by-us-police-by-race/

MAYOR LIGHTFOOD BEGS RETAILERS NOT TO LEAVE CHICAGO
https://wbbm780.radio.com/articles/mayor-lightfoot-pleads-with-walmart-to-not-abandon-chicago

LOS ANGELES TO DEFUND POLICE DEPARTMENT
https://deadline.com/2020/06/l-1202950811/
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackbrewster/2020/06/04/la-mayor-slashes-lapd-budget-as-calls-to-defund-police-slowly-pick-up-steam/

NYC DEFUND POLICE
https://nypost.com/2020/06/04/nypd-faces-first-major-budget-cut-in-decades/

MINNEAPOLIS TO REPLACE POLICE WITH PRIVATE FORCE
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/minneapolis-city-council-members-aim-to-dismantle-police-department-rethink-public-safety

KING COUNTY EXTORTS CONFESSION FROM POLICE GUILD
https://crosscut.com/2020/06/labor-council-seattle-police-union-address-racism-or-get-out

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