Proposed Cook County Board Resolution Is Nod To ‘Defund Police’ Movement

The non-binding resolution seeks to steer funds from law enforcement budget to services that include mental health and housing.

AMERICA PROTESTS CHICAGO POLICE
A Chicago police officer stands alone on La Salle Street Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The Cook County Board of Commissioners are considering a resolution that supports diverting some funds from law enforcement budgets to social services. Charles Rex Arbogast / AP Photo
AMERICA PROTESTS CHICAGO POLICE
A Chicago police officer stands alone on La Salle Street Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The Cook County Board of Commissioners are considering a resolution that supports diverting some funds from law enforcement budgets to social services. Charles Rex Arbogast / AP Photo

Proposed Cook County Board Resolution Is Nod To ‘Defund Police’ Movement

The non-binding resolution seeks to steer funds from law enforcement budget to services that include mental health and housing.

The Cook County Board of Commissioners will vote Thursday on a non-binding resolution to divert money from law enforcement to social services. Commissioner Brandon Johnson joins Reset for more.

GUEST: Brandon Johnson, Cook County Board Commissioner