San Francisco Defund The Police Advocate Begs For More Cops As Crime Soars

  • Hillary Ronen, a San Francisco Democratic district supervisor, is calling for more policing to deal with out-of-control crime in the city even though she was one of the advocates to defund the police in 2020.
  • During a meeting of the Budget and Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, Ronen advocated for adding more police officers to the Mission District, which is in the 9th District which she represents.
  • Ronen slammed San Francisco’s police chief for large spending on overtime for an anti-retail theft program rather that increasing the police presence in her district. “I’ve been begging this department to give the Mission what it deserves in terms of police presence all year long. And I have been told time and time and time and time again there are no officers that we can send to Mission.”
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