LAPD Chief Blames Surge in Violent Crime on Pandemic Stress: Ignores “Defund the Police” Bandwagon

Red State
When elected officials jump on the “Defund the Police” bandwagon and refuse to support law enforcement officers who are doing their jobs, instead defending criminals, it’s not surprising that criminals see that as a signal that they can carry out their misdeeds without much fear. And that’s exactly what’s happening in Los Angeles.