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A report by Forbes shows that numerous Democrat mayors around the country hired private security after their cities cut or “proposed cutting” police budgets.
According to Forbes, “25 major U.S. cities across the country” took up the defund the police cause and mayors in 20 of those cities “enjoy the personal protection of a dedicated police security detail.”
Moreover, Forbes emphasized that “the defunding of police — coupled with taxpayer dollars spent on police security details protecting public officials — only occurred in cities run by Democratic mayors.”
The cities where this occurred included Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, San Diego, San Francisco, and New York City.
Breitbart News noted similar happenings incidents with some city council members who advocated for defunding the police.