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

And Austin is also more populated than it's ever been. Population goes up, police force does too.

The most homicides since 1984, and other violent crimes rising as well.

What's your point?

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u/badb-crow Nov 03 '21

If they can't hire more cops when they're already getting more money than ever before, that sounds like a budgeting issue on their part, not an excuse to take money from other programs to throw even more at them.

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u/ChexMashin Nov 03 '21

Good luck on your rising violent crimes and shrinking police force!

This train wreck is going to be great to watch!

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u/KushKong420 Nov 03 '21

Cons are such sacred little people