Forget Defunding: Couldn’t We Just Demilitarize the Police?

Dr. Munr Kazmir
5 min readNov 9, 2021

Cops are criminal justice reform advocates have the same goal: Public safety. The only way we get there is together.

Photo by Alec Favale on Unsplash.

As some of America’s most recent wars have drawn down over the past two decades, a wave of surplus military-grade equipment has reached U.S. shores.