Why It Is Necessary #2
If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
All social problems are not police problems! An entity trained and authorized to use force should NOT be the primary approach to addressing mental health crises, homelessness, drug use, and other social challenges.
Reform is not enough!
For decades, cities have attempted to reform police through increased accountability, diversity, and training. Because they did not question the role of the police, these reforms simply expanded police power, instead of stemming police abuse.