Add your name: YES to civilian-led public safety departments

Albuquerque, New Mexico, is one out of a number of cities that’s recently embraced civilian-led public safety departments—and they’re working. These public safety departments respond to issues like mental health crises, substance use, homelessness, and interpersonal disputes—which many cities have historically relied on police to respond to.

These are the kinds of alternatives to the overreliance on brutal policing that Vera fights for every day.

Add your name if you agree that MORE cities and counties should establish public safety departments as an alternative to policing.

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