Reimagine Public Safety

The People’s Budget approach includes both preventative and emergency measures. Shifting to a new model for public safety requires both investment in underlying basic needs like housing, food and education as well as investment in community-led emergency response.

Learn more about what it means to reimagine public safety with the resources below. We urge the Mayor, City Council and all of Los Angeles to study these ideas and to take action to implement them. Our lives and our families depend on it.

Why Police Are Not The Answer

LAPD is not qualified to do the majority of jobs we task them with. This page explains how funding more police doesn’t equal safer communities.

Who Are the Police Protective League?

The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) call themselves a union but they are a lobbying arm for the LAPD. Learn why their interests have such a strong influence on our city budget.

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