Police budget comes down to The Wire
City Hall Watcher #266: Let's go line-by-line through the police budget together and make a bunch of charts. Also: What Council Did last week, featuring protests, paper and tobogganing.
Hey there! Welcome to Budget Week. City Council will meet starting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 14. Bring a sweetheart.
To get ready, I’ve spent some time digging through five years of line-by-line police budgets to find out what’s changed since the big police reform effort in the summer of 2020. There’s more spending on computers, insurance and… …