Was “Defund the Police” a Sneaky Effort to Undermine Real Criminal Justice Reform?

Dr. Munr Kazmir
4 min readNov 1, 2021

“Defund the police!” led criminal justice reform efforts right off a cliff. “End civil asset forfeiture!” should have been the rallying cry instead.

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Rising crime in cities across America has elected Democrats and Democratic candidates running, not walking, from the progressive movement to “Defund the Police.”