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Police chiefs, community leaders tackle systemic racism as calls for change get louder

Original post made on Jun 26, 2020

On Thursday, a panel of community leaders discussed use-of-force policies and ways to reform policing to improve accountability.

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Posted by Tina
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jun 26, 2020 at 3:15 pm

We need to go a lot further to overall bad police policies. First and foremost we should dispan every city police force and streamline the department's into county police. So there is a police hiarchy in Santa Clara, San Mateo, SF ect.. only. This would save enormous amounts of money for tax payers. It should also apply to Fire depts. Of course, the city council's would all have to agree to fight the unions that would furiously oppose this.

Posted by Probably74
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jun 26, 2020 at 4:02 pm

Personally, I think police unions are no longer necessary. I'm a huge labor union supporter but I don't consider police unions to be in the same category.

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