Health Equity Requires Defunding and Abolishing the Police

Health & Medicine’s Board of Directors voted on and approved this policy position in September 2020.
This policy position statement was developed by a committee of staff and board members.

Advancing health equity is Health & Medicine Policy Research Group’s mission. As part of that mission, Health & Medicine supports the growing call to defund and abolish the police. As a matter of public health, Health & Medicine joins our voice to the demand for local, state, and federal governments to defund and abolish the police.

Read our full policy position statement here.