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Rising Crime: Biden Urges Local Leaders To Use Unspent Covid Relief To Hire More Police

NBC, 14 May 2022
President Biden comes under pressure to do more about rising crime rates. Biden urges cities and states to use unspent Covid relief money to pay for crime prevention programs and hire more officers. The White House says at least $10 million has been dedicated toward programs like mental health services, but leaders say there are other key factors contributing to increased crime.

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