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San Francisco Mayor Announces Plan To Redirect $120M In Funding For Law Enforcement Agencies To Black Community

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Friday announced a plan to redirect $120 million in funding from city law enforcement agencies to the Black community.

In a move first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, Breed said the diverted money from the San Francisco Police Department and the San Francisco County Sheriff’s Office will be invested in the underserved Black community to help close gaps in wealth, public health, education and other areas.

“When we say our budget is a reflection of our values, this is what we’re talking about,” Breed said in a tweet. “Reforming our criminal justice system must go hand-in-hand with policy changes and budget investments to make our city more equitable.”

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