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As governments nationwide move forward with plans to shift funds away from law enforcement in the aftermath of George Floyd’s police-involved death last month, Los Angeles CEO Sachi Hamai has put forward a proposed budget with recommendations to cut some $145.4 million allocated to local police.

The bid, which would entail eliminating six units from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, earned a sharp rebuke from County Sheriff Alex Villanueva over the weekend.

The article goes on to state the following:

“The budget cuts are targeted specifically to hurt public safety while sparing virtually every other function of county government from any reductions,” Villanueva stated. “These cuts come at a time when jails were de-populated of over five thousand inmates in order to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that restrictions are lifting, violent crimes, such as murder, are on the rise across the County. Now is not the time to cut vital law enforcement services, that should be the last thing cut.”

The report states that, under the proposed budget cuts, the following programs would be eliminated from the LA Sheriff’s Department:

  • Safe Streets Bureau (Gang Enforcement)
  • Parks Bureau
  • Special Victims Bureau (Sexual/Physical Abuse of Children, Rape, Human Trafficking)
  • Community Partnership Bureau (COPS Team)
  • Fraud and Cybercrimes Bureau
  • Major Crimes Bureau

The following units would also be “drastically reduced:”

  • Custody Operations (various units)
  • Mental Health Evaluation Teams (MET)

The sheriff’s department is marked for over 400 layoffs, the report states. Sheriff Villanueva posted the following notice on Twitter:

Tony Schiena, chairman of the MOSAIC private security group, voiced his concerns about defunding law enforcement, saying, “What happens when Al Qaeda, ISIS, or other groups, the general public haven’t even heard of decide to plan another attack? What about white supremacist groups that have been and are a serious threat to national security, now more than ever, decide to go operational with their skilled members in various parts of the US? Fewer boots on the ground with decreased abilities will have catastrophic repercussions.”

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  1. Citizens of Los Angels prepare yourselves to pay the price of your stupidity for voting in the extreme Democrat activists that run your city and state. You will soon realize the meaning of “you reap what you sewed “ Good luck to you.

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