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This budget season, Philadelphia must hold our law enforcement accountable for their failures by redirecting resources to strategies that can help us.
The city’s clearance rate for murder, whose victims are disproportionately Black, has hovered around 40 percent for the last several years.
Law enforcement’s old guard claims that policing low-level crime protects communities. That’s not just wrong; it’s dangerous.
With Appeal contributor Meg O’Connor
Adam H. Johnson