This posting calls for the adoption of a new way or vision of policing & public safety;
Communities need & want protection, prevention, public safety, and policing
There are efforts in some states & cities to defund & reduce police departments.
Several cities have created public safety & community services departments as solution.
Number of cities have consolidated police, fire, & emergency medical services into one dept.
Department of Public Safety (DPS), to become one single integrated unit.