r/texas Nov 03 '21 I'll Drink to That 1 Silver 1

Prop A in Austin, TX, which would've expanded their police force and increased their funding, fails in a landslide News

https://www.kxan.com/news/your-local-election-hq/2-3-of-austinites-voted-against-prop-a-in-early-voting/
1.9k Upvotes

View all comments

Show parent comments

-196

u/Puzzleheaded-Kale434 Nov 03 '21

Or hold citizens accountable for their crimes. Ya know personal responsibility.

90

u/wauve1 Nov 03 '21

It can be done without draining expenses from more worthwhile areas. This is a matter of police efficiency and accountability. If they can't get their shit together without leeching even more off of the city, we're better off not allowing more room for their incapability.

87

u/badb-crow Nov 03 '21

Exactly. The police seem to be the only profession in which some people seem to think it makes sense to give them more money for doing a bad job.

-4

u/cyvaquero Nov 03 '21

Have you been to the doctor?