Poll: 81% of Americans Support Police Funds Being Reallocated Toward De-Escalation Training


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Photos: Greater Good-UC Berkeley\Twitter A new report found that Americans overwhelmingly believe a portion of police budgets should be reallocated toward other public safety measures, with the majority prioritizing investments in youth recreational activities and training in conflict de-escalation – a public health issue illuminated in the wake of Derek Chauvin’s guilty conviction in the murder of George Floyd. Tags:& Black Star Newspolice budgetspublic safety measuresprioritizing investments in youth recreational activitiestraining in conflict de-escalationDerek Chauvin’s guilty convictionMurder of George FloydBenenson Strategy Groupdiverting police funding to community servicesPolice Filming and AccountabilityConflict de-escalation