Reimagining public safety could substitute law enforcement for social workers

Jack Posobiec said his time in CHAZ opened his eyes to what people really meant when it comes to changing law enforcement.

The Annie Frey Show
July 14, 2020 - 4:47 pm
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Jack Posobiec from OANN said if people start to “reimagine” the police force, you will see tickets and citations handed out on crimes and offenses that you would usually get arrested for.

“The bigger idea for reimagining police is if you call 911 that the dispatcher would decide whether or not to send police officers to you or a mental health expert,” he said.

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Bringing a mental health expert or social worker would hypothetically deescalate the situation at hand, according to the folks who want to defund the police.

The problem is it makes the assumption that sending police is an automatic escalation. The ramifications could be tragic.