Major cities have looked to refund the police after axing departments budgets in response to national unrest. Instead of defunding the police, several cities have begun to sing a new tune.
Hundreds of people from Illinois have demanded the police be shown more support. This week, Back the Blue supporters spoke out during a Champaign City Council meeting where public comments lasted for several hours.
Three people have died after a vehicle crashed into a BioMat USA plasma donation center in Pittsburgh. On Saturday, authorities reported the clinic caught fire following the collision, which created a two-alarm blaze that has since been extinguished.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has criticized calls to defund the police as well as the progressive push for changes to qualified immunity.
Two people were killed and at least 20 have been injured in a mass shooting that police believe to be a targeted attack.
The president of New York City’s Sergeant Benevolent Association says officers are leaving the department in record numbers as Democrats continue to stoke anti-police sentiment across the country. One Americas Caitlin Sinclair has more.