Amid a national debate over defunding the police, the Hartford City Council voted to cut the department’s budget. But critics say the council’s decision is a halfhearted measure that won’t address the problem of over-policing.
The Hartford Police department will have $1 million cut from its budget and another million reallocated within the department.
The community is weighing in on plans to reduce and reallocate parts of the Hartford Police Department budget
Hartford City Council reduces, reorganizes police department budget
Hartford City Council approves proposal to re-organize police department budget
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"This is a department that is committed to being better. I know we have a long way to go. I acknowledge that. But we are here with you." The Hartford Police Department speaks to protesters who started their march at Keney Park before making their way to the city’s police station.
The hartford police department'>West Hartford Police Department created a touching tribute video saying "Thank You" to healthcare workers. Watch more messages of #SendtheLove here -->
#BREAKING A 28-year-old male was killed and four others were injured in a shooting at a nightclub in Connecticut, the U.S. on Sunday, said the Hartford Police Department. Further information is currently unknown.