Today’s guest columnist is Teresa (T.K.) Thorne.
One of the confusing calls today is the one to “Defund the Police.” My thoughts on the subject are seasoned with a career in law enforcement, a master’s in social work, some research, and a couple of decades of contemplation. Continue reading Former B’ham police captain: Should we defund the police?
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Today’s guest blogger is Teresa Thorne. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here.
We in Birmingham are doing a lot of things right.
If you don’t believe me, jump in your car and drive all over downtown and midtown.
There’s construction everywhere. In fact it’s difficult to get around because orange plastic barrels are blocking lanes, and fences are blocking sidewalks.
This is exciting—and you can see it with your own eyes.
But there is less of one thing–and I bet you didn’t notice. Continue reading How Birmingham cut homelessness by 53%