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

Barbara Low
Theresa Couch
stephen thomas
Denise Hill
Wendy McDonald
Elizabeth Atkinson
Anne Van Luven
gerry proulx
PennyMarie Wright
maria plachta
Amy Macdonald
Laura Townsend
Robyn Donst
CarrieAnn South
Darcy Yerex
carole kreft
John Turner
Kim Wenzl
charles holley
Leanne Schneberger
Dany Brodeur
Victoria Goldie
Rory Bateman
Michelle valdemar
Sherry Huskinson
Rachael McMullen
Brian O'Connor
Donna Carlson
Jen S
Rachel Pugh
2,216 signatures

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  • Barbara Low
    signed 2020-11-09 12:43:47 -0700
    Our current city council should look at making cuts to their own salaries and budgets, and non-essential pet projects such as artworks and bicycle lanes, prior to taking away from Calgary critical services departments.
  • Theresa Couch
    signed 2020-11-09 12:32:51 -0700
  • stephen thomas
    signed 2020-11-09 12:07:13 -0700
  • Denise Hill
    signed 2020-11-09 11:25:54 -0700
    Absolutely outrageous decision when crime is on the rise. I cannot believe that anyone of you who voted to defund has a conscience. It is imperative and crucial to not only keep them funded, but increase the funding to these services.
  • Wendy McDonald
    signed 2020-11-09 11:14:25 -0700
  • Elizabeth Atkinson
    signed via 2020-11-09 09:04:41 -0700
  • Anne Van Luven
    signed 2020-11-09 08:56:18 -0700
  • gerry proulx
    signed 2020-11-09 08:47:42 -0700
  • PennyMarie Wright
    signed 2020-11-08 23:46:07 -0700
    With all the crime going on now & all the people being shot in our city this is the most stupid thing you can do. The police dept. needs more money for body cameras & other equipment to carry out their job safely & more police staff too. Cut the number of councilors & cut THEIR salaries/pensions back. Have virtual meetings instead of travelling out of town at our expense.
  • maria plachta
    signed 2020-11-08 23:35:47 -0700
    iI feel it is wrong to defund the police force—we need the police—and yes some things have gone wrong -like in any proffesion but there are alot of good members trying to do a job thats difficult-especially in these times—they need the resources to do the best job possible—not take awy essential services—or cut pay —we should be applauding these people who keep us safe-i think they do a great job
  • Amy Macdonald
    signed 2020-11-08 23:30:56 -0700
  • Laura Townsend
    signed 2020-11-08 23:25:24 -0700
  • Robyn Donst
    signed 2020-11-08 22:51:48 -0700
  • CarrieAnn South
    signed 2020-11-08 22:45:12 -0700
  • Darcy Yerex
    signed 2020-11-08 22:29:51 -0700
  • carole kreft
    signed 2020-11-08 21:44:16 -0700
  • John Turner
    signed 2020-11-08 21:42:55 -0700
  • Kim Wenzl
    signed 2020-11-08 20:04:50 -0700
  • charles holley
    signed 2020-11-08 18:53:24 -0700
  • Leanne Schneberger
    signed 2020-11-08 18:50:15 -0700
    Who the hell is our councillor to decide is forest lawn should have less police presence. He is not living here to know how vital it is! Also

    Our police in this community are exactly what all

    Police should aim to be. They genuinely care about the vulnerable people and it causes them grief there is not a place to take the vulnerable people to get help who are stealing from our residents. Our councillor is out of touch with our community if he thinks less police presence is good for forest lawn
  • Dany Brodeur
    signed 2020-11-08 18:48:26 -0700
  • Victoria Goldie
    signed 2020-11-08 17:40:25 -0700
  • Rory Bateman
    signed 2020-11-08 16:14:58 -0700
  • Michelle valdemar
    signed 2020-11-08 13:34:33 -0700
  • Sherry Huskinson
    signed 2020-11-08 13:23:14 -0700
  • Rachael McMullen
    signed 2020-11-08 12:13:25 -0700
  • Brian O'Connor
    signed 2020-11-08 11:50:17 -0700
  • Donna Carlson
    signed 2020-11-08 10:56:09 -0700
    DO NOT DEFUND THE POLICE!!!!!
  • Jen S
    signed 2020-11-08 10:35:46 -0700
  • Rachel Pugh
    signed 2020-11-08 10:29:52 -0700
    Thank you CPS for all you do!