On Monday night, former Vice President Joe Biden said police-based federal aid should be based on the ability to “meet certain basic standards of immorality and dignity”.
Biden made the following suggestion: “CBS Evening News” After repeating his campaign, he said he opposed countering the screaming police gathered by protesters across the country who demanded justice to kill George Floyd.
“No, I don’t support interfering with the police,” said Biden hoe to Norah O’Donnell.
“I support the conditional federal aid to the police, based on whether they meet certain basic standards of integrity and dignity. And in fact, they can show that they can protect society and everyone in the community. ”
He said early Monday that Biden’s campaign supported the “urgent need for reform”, including public schools, summer programs, mental health and substance abuse treatment, so officers could focus on policing.
“This also means financing community police programs that improve relations between civil servants and residents and provide the training needed to prevent tragic, unfair deaths,” he said.
According to the statement, Biden said that funds should be provided so that police agencies can diversify to “look like the communities they serve”.
Some cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Minneapolis, are considering transferring funds from police departments to youth and social work programs.
Protesters and members of Black Lives Matter called on politicians to “dissolve the police” at national rallies after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.