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BREAKING: NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to defund the police

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday his intentions to defund the NYPD amid protests following the death of George Floyd.

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday his intentions to defund the NYPD amid protests following the death of George Floyd.

De Blasio took to Twitter at 11:20 a.m. saying: "This morning we committed to move resources from the NYPD to youth and social services as part of our City’s budget. Our young people need to be reached, not policed. We can do this AND keep our city safe."

The suggestion of defunding the police has spread across the US, with major politicians backing the idea put forth by protesters and rioters.

De Blasio announced four major NYPD reforms, which he said was the first of many to come.

The reforms are as follows:

· Shift funds from NYPD to youth and social services

· Repeal the 50-a police disciplinary records law

· Give civilians control over vendor enforcement

· Set up community ambassadors within NYPD leadership

De Blasio said that a racial disparity task force helped come up with the reforms. He continued by saying that these reforms were not installed because of the protests, but as the new COVID-19 pandemic laid bare disparities affecting black and brown New Yorkers.

"This is a transformative moment, so the actions today are a beginning," he added.

"I expect us urgently, incessantly work for change for 18 months until the very last day we're here. I expect you to see and feel a different reality in the NYPD and in this city as a whole."

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