DC leaders struggle with rising crime after cutting police

Posted on AllSides July 21st, 2021
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Crime in Washington, D.C., is on the rise as city leaders grapple with fixes to public safety problems that are, in part, of their own creation.

A pair of headline-grabbing shootings dragged the district into the spotlight over the weekend, renewing focus over the city's decision to cut millions of dollars from its police budget in response to pressure from activists.

On Friday, 6-year-old Nyiah Courtney was killed while riding her scooter during a drive-by shooting that left five adults injured.

A day later, gunfire outside Nationals Park stadium sent baseball fans scrambling for...

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