San Francisco Police cadets with Chief Bill Scott in 2019.

Don’t Abolish the Police: Let’s Remake and Reimagine

By Joel P. Engardio

There is a lot of anger towards police right now. And for good reason, given the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis and a long list of unchecked abuses of police power in many cities — including San Francisco — over many decades.

The video of Floyd’s agonizing eight-minute execution under the knee of a uniformed officer…

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Forward-thinking + pragmatic Democrat, civil liberties advocate, award-winning journalist, Westside SF homeowner. My local views at www.engardio.com/issues

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Joel Engardio

Joel Engardio

Forward-thinking + pragmatic Democrat, civil liberties advocate, award-winning journalist, Westside SF homeowner. My local views at www.engardio.com/issues

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