Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger calls a city councilor's plan to disarm police "quite unrealistic." Undeterred, Progressive Councilor Perri Freeman says she will present her plan to a new city policing advisory board.
"“I think it’s really quite unrealistic to think they can do their job effectively and be safe themselves and keep the public safe if they were to be disarmed,” said Weinberger. “My sense is this is an idea that is really out of touch with the reality that the men and women of the Burlington Police Department face as they work every day to keep the city safe.”
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