Defunding police departments will jeopardize community safety Posted in: Columns In the wake of the tragic death of George Floyd, protests in cities across America transformed into a reckless movement calling on local leaders to defund police departments. This radical approach is gaining momentum as both the mainstream media and liberal politicians have joined the crowd attacking law enforcement. Our ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!