Daily Archives: June 15, 2020

DC Police Union Urges Budget Approval as Protesters Call for Defunding

While protesters in D.C. are calling on city leaders to defund the police department, the police union is urging those leaders to approve its budget for the coming year. Dozens of residents spoke during the D.C. Council’s budget hearing for the Metropolitan Police Department on Monday, demanding the council defund the department. Hundreds more peacefully protested at Freedom Plaza and…