Redirecting Police Funding – It Can Be Done


The Aurora Mobile Response Team (AMRT) in Colorado works to “provide trauma-informed crisis intervention and de-escalation services on the scene” to individuals in distress, providing them with first aid, health assessments, and basic needs.

Make Poverty History Manitoba is calling on our mayor and city council candidates to redirect at least 10% of police funding to community organizations that are providing community-based mental health supports, address the root causes of crime, and expand support for 24-hour safe spaces. 

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Want to help us make this a reality in Winnipeg? Email mayor and councilor candidates now to tell them you support our policy recommendations.

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