The police, race, and gender

The recent examples of police brutality are ones in a long history of poor police interactions with people of color, and these incidents have prompted a call to defund all police. What exactly does that mean? To what degree should police be “defunded”? In a clear concise essay, argue the extent that police should be “defunded.” As part of your argument, define what is meant by defund and justify this definition with specific reasons and evidence.