‘Defund Police’ Movement Sparked Nationwide Crime Spree: Retired Chiefs
View Source | September 16, 2022 12:02 pm
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- Law enforcement veterans say that that the “defund the police” movement led to the short-staffing, burnout and low morale among officers that led to surging crime in major cities.
- Retired Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead told Fox News Digital that morale within police departments is the lowest in the 30 years he has been in the profession.
- “I talk to law enforcement leaders on a daily basis. And in today’s world, their No. 1 problem is staffing,” Halstead explained.
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