Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf spoke with FOX40’s Nikki Laurenzo on her city’s proposal to recruit more police officers, reversing plans to redirect enforcement dollars to preventive initiatives.
“We must significantly boost preventive and intervention.” “However, it should not come at the price of policing,” Schaaf added.
Schaaf also discussed the impact of violence on local officials across California.
“The anguish we feel… knowing that we failed that family in keeping their loved one safe is awful,” Schaaf added.
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