Perspectives of 'Defunding' Police

Image of dice with words defund/defend
November 12, 2020
3:35 pm - 9 am

Perspectives of 'Defunding' Police
CRMJ/SOCA 235 Police & Society

In response to fatal encounters between police and black citizens activists have called to 'defund' police. But what  does this actually mean and what effect is it having on law enforcement?

Students will present their research on rhetoric surrounding the notion of 'defunding' the police and showcase insights from their interviews with activists and police officials. 

3:35-4:10 PM  |  KENOSHA
Students spoke with a United States Marshall based in Kenosha and Kenosha activist Stan Easley  

4:15-4:50 PM  |  KENOSHA
Students gathered viewpoints from Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputy Jose Gonzalez and Kenosha activist Ashlyn Castillo


Gia Gutierrez
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