Oakland City Council To Revisit Recently Approved Budget Amid Calls To Defund PoliceDemands by residents to defund the police were heard Tuesday by Oakland City Council members who will now revisit the budget they approved last week.
BART Board Of Directors Votes Against Defunding BART PoliceThe BART Board of Directors on Thursday acknowledged the value in reforming its law enforcement agency but declined to reduce or eliminate funding for BART police in the agency’s proposed fiscal year 2021 budget.
Defunding Police: SF Head Of Police Accountability Paul Henderson Says 'Race Neutral' Policing Is GoalAs calls to defund the police grow louder, elected officials are starting to weigh in. Paul Henderson, San Francisco's Executive Director for Police Accountability, confirmed that some city leaders are standing behind the idea of defunding the police.
George Floyd Protest: Thousands March To Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Neighborhood Demanding Defunding PoliceThousands marched through the streets of Oakland Wednesday night, hoping to ask Mayor Libby Schaaf directly to defund the police department.