Portland homicides up 800% after Democrats defund the police

May 27, 2021

U.S. cities, like Portland, are desperate to refund police after Democrats defund the police efforts created a dramatic spike in violent crime.

The National Fraternal Order of Police recorded Portland’s homicide rate is up 800% – almost 750% higher than other cities – after Democrats slashed $16 million from Portland’s police budget.

Still, Oregon Democrats Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader refuse to condemn their party’s calls to defund or abolish the police.