An Era of New Policing: Exploring the Defunding of the Police


  • Teylor Mcgee Florida Atlantic University


Discussions of defunding the police began after the gruesome killing of George Floyd, which sparked outrage in the U.S. and abroad. This incident led to massive protests around the United States demanding change and demanding police reform. The question that arises is whether police reform is suitable for our society? Furthermore, how do we make the changes needed to achieve police reform? To understand this issue, we must explore more important aspects of this situation, acknowledging the different perspectives on this matter and what would be the possible outcomes of the decision.