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Police brutality in Texas

Dallas City Council increases police budget overall, but reallocates $7 million from overtime budget

Much of the overtime cuts were reallocated for other purposes in the department, including more than $3.8 million to hire nearly 100 civilian workers. Other new spending will go toward addressing root causes of crime and improving street lighting.

Dallas police officers during a march against the death of George Floyd on May 29, 2020.

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