Councilmember wants to cut millions from DC police department's budget

A D.C. councilmember wants to strip $15 million from the Metropolitan Police Department's budget, according to reports. The proposal was brought by Ward 6 councilman Charles Allen.

The proposal -- obtained by FOX 5 -- points to the demonstrations against police brutality in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd.

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The Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety is scheduled to vote Thursday on the proposal. 

View the proposal below: 

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