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Commentary: How to ‘defund’ the police — real strategies to reduce costs safely

By ALEXANDER WEISS, CHICAGO TRIBUNE The idea of “defunding” the police has sparked a great deal of discussion in recent weeks. Proponents of this approach [...]

Forbes turns to police staffing expert, Alexander Weiss, to discuss Why Defunding May Be Inevitable.

The only time in recent history police departments saw significant layoffs was during the Great Recession, when as many as 15,000 officer positions were lost as a result of the downturn. “Most people predicted Armageddon,” Weiss says, “but it didn’t happen…life went on.”

Boston Globe Article asked Alexander Weiss for his expert opinion on the subject of defunding the police.

“For a number of people, the institution of police is simply not legitimate. We’ve been talking about reform for all these years and nothing seems to happen,” said Alexander Weiss, an expert on police staffing.

The Marshall Project asks Alexander Weiss to provide insight as an expert in police staffing

Support For Defunding The Police Department Is Growing. Here’s Why It’s Not A Silver Bullet. By Simone Weichselbaum and Nicole Lewis, June 06, [...]

Oakland Police Department Releases Police Discipline Disparity Report.

In 2019 Alexander Weiss Consulting partnered with Hillard Heintze to conduct a study of disparity in the discipline process in the Oakland California [...]

Alexander Weiss Consulting Provides Staffing Plan for Baltimore Police Department

In May 2019, Alexander Weiss Consulting, LLC was engaged to prepare a staffing plan for the Baltimore Police Department as a part of [...]

Alexander Weiss Consulting Teams with Vision to Action Consulting to Conduct Staffing Analysis for the Puerto Rico Police Bureau.

Our firm partnered with the Puerto Rican firm Vision to Action to conduct a comprehensive staffing analysis for the 12,000-member Puerto Rico Police […]

Alexander Weiss Consulting Chosen to Prepare Staffing Plan for the Baltimore Police Department.

Our firm will work the Baltimore Police Department to develop a staffing plan. We have done similar work in Albuquerque and Seattle.