The cry has been going on for over a year. Democrat run cities all over the country have been wailing on how they need to “defund” the police. Cities like New York have chopped one-sixth of the police budget (about $1 billion) from cops, instead spending it on homeless, drug addiction, and other social programs. Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago, Los Angeles, and other metropolitan areas have followed suit. Ah, but there’s a catch!
Those folks doing the screaming are making sure that they are still protected!
Police roles have been chopped by about 400 officers in the city of Chicago. That means 400 less crimefighters on the streets of the Windy City this year than about a year and a half ago. So, the average Chicago citizen is nowhere near as safe today as they were 18 months ago. Yet, Chicago Mayor, Lori Lightfoot has been spending on average $2.5 million…
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