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What would defunding the police look like in Lethbridge?

September 11, 2020

Calls to defund the police have been made in Calgary, Edmonton, and even Lethbridge. Alberta Justice Minister Kaycee Madu recently sent a letter to both Calgary and Edmonton mayors stating that defunding the police would be misguided, and that in no way does it helps minorities in their communities.

Lethbridge's new Chief of Police, Shahin Mehdizadeh explains what defunding the police might look like in our city.