Defend The Police!

Defend The Police!

Calgary's brave police officers protect our homes, businesses, and communities from harm and keep us safe. Now, some on City Council are calling for the police to be defunded. They want to reduce the number of police on our streets and spend the money instead on psychologists and social workers. As we've seen in many US cities, taking police out of communities results in more violent crime, more property damage, and significantly less public safety.

We need to stand up for Calgary's police and push back against those who want to paint our police as villains. Let's #DefendThePolice!

I, the undersigned, support Calgary police officers who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. I call on Calgary City Council to defend the police!

Who's signing

Deanna Matity
Bill Langen
Narin Cruikshank
Bill Fuselli
Lin Kent
Hazel Boyd
Doug Klemke
Peter Perry
Janine Jacobson
Norma McPhee
.Martial Boulet
Eric Amos
Gabor Scheidl
Marlene Muldoon
Gordon Scott
Tim Keener
Brenda Moench
Kathleen Nason
Don Fergin
Dave Bridge
Fred Johansen
John Kuziak
Linda Wigle
derek witt
Josee Witt
Howard Smith
Barry Symborski
Cynthia Clark
Val Grosset
Robert Cruikshank
2,216 signatures

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  • Deanna Matity
    signed 2020-11-16 02:46:34 -0700
  • Bill Langen
    signed 2020-11-15 14:48:26 -0700
  • Narin Cruikshank
    signed via 2020-11-15 08:06:20 -0700
    We must keep our City safe, therefore defunding our members in blue will send the wrong message to the criminal element.
  • Bill Fuselli
    signed 2020-11-14 17:55:42 -0700
  • Lin Kent
    signed 2020-11-14 08:54:54 -0700
  • Hazel Boyd
    signed 2020-11-14 08:17:18 -0700
    Interesting that the Mayor wants to defund the Police and yet is pushing to lower speed limits….who was going to police this
  • Doug Klemke
    signed 2020-11-13 19:34:00 -0700
  • Peter Perry
    signed 2020-11-13 17:02:53 -0700
    With shootings and knifings almost daily why are these so called councillors wanting to cut $20 million from our fine Police service. It’s because they are living high off the hog and totally out of touch with reality to know what is really happening in our City; now, if they wanted to take $20 million from their’s and other city employees rich payroll and pentions, they’d get my support!
  • Janine Jacobson
    signed via 2020-11-13 16:27:41 -0700
  • Norma McPhee
    signed 2020-11-13 15:54:37 -0700
  • .Martial Boulet
    signed via 2020-11-13 15:25:37 -0700
    People who want to defund the Polices does not know what a police has to go through, Am I coming home to nite or will I be shot and kill today doing what my job requires. Do not do anything that is against the law and you wont have to deal with any officers. To defund the police is a crime, should not be allowed.
  • Eric Amos
    signed 2020-11-13 15:21:23 -0700
    Stop this foolishness!!!!!
  • Gabor Scheidl
    signed 2020-11-13 14:25:29 -0700
  • Marlene Muldoon
    signed 2020-11-13 14:07:44 -0700
  • Gordon Scott
    signed 2020-11-13 12:16:09 -0700
    Smarten up you politicians or look for other employment.
  • Tim Keener
    signed 2020-11-13 11:57:59 -0700
    Just another stupid decision make by this incompetent City Council, time to clean house
  • Brenda Moench
    signed 2020-11-13 11:56:13 -0700
    What are people thinking??? Our legal system already gives criminals more rights then victims. Wake up people, you think COVID-19 is dangerous wait until we have no police protection in our city.
  • Kathleen Nason
    signed 2020-11-13 11:05:28 -0700
    This is one of the most disgusting ,disgraceful Things I’ve seen yet by our lovely city council.

    You’re supposed to work for the people in your city. Makes me want to move out of our great city/country. Start working for your constituents

    And put your personal bias and opinions where they belong ( I guess you need to be told because you don’t remember) keep your personal garbage in your own bin and not in ours!!
  • Don Fergin
    signed 2020-11-13 11:00:57 -0700
    Defund City Concil
  • Dave Bridge
    signed 2020-11-13 10:36:13 -0700
    City council has definitely lost its way. Can’t wait for the next election. The only way psychologists and social workers are going to help is if the criminals will go see them.
  • Fred Johansen
    signed 2020-11-13 10:06:02 -0700
    Make the cuts at city hall. That is where the redundant expenditure is.
  • John Kuziak
    signed 2020-11-13 09:30:56 -0700
    Do not defund our police!
  • Linda Wigle
    signed 2020-11-13 09:23:16 -0700
    Could more training in non-violent tactics and putting the human factor back into policing as well as weeding out bad apples be more effective? There are many very good men and women on the police force. Throwing money at other departments of government is not going to make the police force a better agency. We all need them and I believe better training in how to defuse tense situations would go a long way in raising the public opinion of those who have chosen to ‘keep the peace’ of our great city.
  • derek witt
    signed 2020-11-13 08:45:48 -0700
  • Josee Witt
    signed 2020-11-13 08:26:21 -0700
  • Howard Smith
    signed 2020-11-13 08:09:04 -0700
    Defunding POLICE = Increased CRIME. Simple logic !!
  • Barry Symborski
    signed via 2020-11-13 07:45:20 -0700
  • Cynthia Clark
    signed 2020-11-13 07:25:56 -0700
  • Val Grosset
    signed 2020-11-13 07:05:36 -0700
  • Robert Cruikshank
    signed 2020-11-13 00:40:17 -0700
    Do not defund the Police, if anything purge City Hall of redundant positions and use the money to hire additional Police.