The call to defund police departments has gained popularity this summer, but the idea itself isn't new. Professors Andrew Dilts and Claudia Sandoval from LMU's political science department discuss where efforts to defund and abolish the police come from, their role in the broader movement for racial justice, and the effect these calls might have on the upcoming election.

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