According to NYC Scanner, a twitter account known for early reports within the NYPD, the entire anti-crime unit is being eliminated. The anti-crime unit is being disbanded and all 600 plainclothes officers will be moved to other parts of the force.
Last week we reported that the Minneapolis City Council had promised to pass a resolution defunding the city’s police. Now it’s officially happened, today the city council passed it’s plan unanimously. The plan as reported by Reuters is to completely replace the police department with a “community-led public safety system.”