GOP state House candidate Bos says defunding the police would lead to 'more chaos and destruction'

Republican state House candidate Chris Bos worries if some of the most vocal police reform protesters get their way, they’ll end up with just more of what everyone abhors.

“I think defunding them would not lead to anything but more chaos and destruction,” Bos, now running against incumbent Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-Libertyville) in the 51st District, told the Lake County Gazette. “I think we can and should offer more training along the lines of de-escalation techniques and mental health training, but the reality is we need law enforcement.” ...

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“Until someone details for me what specific change they’re looking for in a legislative proposal, it all strikes me as just a bit of political pandering.”” - Chris Bos

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By Glenn MinnisRead the full article here.

Originally posted on June 17, 2020 by Lake County Gazette.