A Phoenix police officer threatened to shoot a mayor if she defunds the police.
“On the afternoon of October 21, seven Phoenix police officers gathered for a briefing in a Cave Creek station when the meeting diverged into a discussion about the defund-the-police movement.
When Officer Steven Poulos expressed his thoughts, the room went quiet: “If the mayor defunds the police, I’m going to shoot her,” Poulos’ sergeant recalled hearing the officer say, referring to Mayor Kate Gallego.
The sergeant broke the silence, saying, “You’re not going to shoot the mayor.”
Poulos doubled down, “That’s a promise,” he responded.” [READ MORE]