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What Defunding the Police Really Means

We know that police don’t keep us safe—and as long as the government continues to pump money into our corrupt criminal justice system at the expense of investments in housing, healthcare, and education, we will never be truly safe.

That’s why we are calling for the government to #DefundThePolice and #InvestInCommunities.

Watch former managing director of Black Lives Matter, Kailee Scales, break down just how the #DefundThePolice movement works in this short explainer video.

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