KMPH News has learned that the state sent out notices to 1,200 drug agents, dozens of them in the Central Valley: get ready to get out.
Reality sinking in?
Senior Special Agent Ben Buford says the Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement is losing 20 out of 23 local drug agents. Statewide, 180 received warning notices. […]
“The worst case scenario is actually happening…I’m angry…it makes no sense…it was surgical in nature. Why? I can’t answer that question,” he said.
Well maybe with the rest of the economy in the crapper, there isn’t an unlimited amount of money to spend on a war that doesn’t do anything but make things worse.
Faced with a $71 million cut to the Department of Justice, [Attorney General Kamala] Harris said she wasn’t able to restore funding to drug and gang task forces.
This might actually require them to… prioritize.