Sheriff Ed Gonzalez supports reform, calls defunding law enforcment short sighted
On Tuesday, Gonzalez shared a thread of tweets on his stance on reform and defunding law enforcement agencies around the country. Im moving forward with a number of significant policy revisions, Gonzalez wrote. We prohibit the use of chokeholds, but were going to make it even more clear in policy, Gonzalez said. The time to act is now.Gonzalez said he will continue to lobby for better pay for law enforcement officers in order to attract the best qualified people to the profession. We must build momentum toward a more effective, equitable and thoughtful approach to law enforcement, Gonzalez said.