Maintain The 'Blue Line'
Last updated 6/10/2020 at 5:07pm
As many readers know, The “Thin Blue Line” is used to describe our total of law enforcement officers throughout the U.S. (Statista has the number at 686,000 as of 2018).
This “Blue Line” was starting to slowly shrink even before George Floyd’s tragic death due to an increase in early retirements and fewer new applicants.
Now, a number of politicians across the country are introducing proposals to either defund or eliminate their police departments: cities like New York, Portland, Minneapolis, Nashville, Los Angeles and San Francisco, just to name a few (per Fox News this week)...