The Democrat-run city hall recently slashed the police department’s budget by one-third.
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The council member sent a questionable letter despite the fact that nobody had accused any local officers of being within a thousand miles of the nation’s Capitol.
Some socialist groups in the city are protesting for the council to take away over $100 million from the department.
“The violence, threat to life, and destruction of property we have seen in Austin and other parts of the country jeopardizes the rights and safety of all citizens, including peaceful demonstrators.”
Chief Manley faces turmoil from recent violent protests and socialist groups crying for the city council to defund the police department.
The local Democratic Socialists of America group is planning to protest the city council to “dramatically reduce” funding for Austin’s police department.
Amid a public safety disaster, the city’s long-awaited, much-anticipated “Homelessness Strategy Officer” is quitting.