Supplementary budget decided: New York is cutting the budget of the police for a billion dollars

The city Council of New York has decided on a supplementary budget to reduce the budget of the police to a billion dollars (890 million euros). Deletion of Post

Supplementary budget decided: New York is cutting the budget of the police for a billion dollars

The city Council of New York has decided on a supplementary budget to reduce the budget of the police to a billion dollars (890 million euros). Deletion of Posts should not exist, and the reduction of about six to about five billion dollars is mainly due to changes in the management and organisation of work. So around 5,300 police officers in schools in future will fall under the jurisdiction of the education departments, in addition, a training will be exposed to vintage. Police officers should be encouraged to provide fewer hours of paid Overtime.

It was early Wednesday morning (local time) to the end of the previous session, about a dozen dissenting votes in the City Council. They complained that the budget cuts went to the police in the wrong direction, because this targeted to little to Changes in tasks, equipment, or the replacement of police officers by social workers.

After several cases of death due to police violence in the United States there are country-wide discussions of budget cuts and the reorganization of the police work. Also in New York, tens of thousands for reforms, one of their Mottos is: "Defund the Police have been demonstrating for weeks" (for example: "extracts from the police the money").

Updated Date: 02 July 2020, 07:19

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