BUDGET DEMANDS 2017-2019
WHAT COULD WE HAVE SAVED?
What exactly do we need the Oakland Police Department to do? Are we getting the most out of our city's budget?
Budget Scenario 1:
10% REDUCTION - Save $27.6 million
We could do this just by eliminating overtime pay!!!
Budget Scenario 2:
25% REDUCTION - Save $69 million
We could do this by eliminating overtime pay and a reduction of 198 officers
93% increase in Health and Human Services Budget
Budget Scenario 3:
50% REDUCTION - Save $138 million
We could do this by eliminating overtime pay and a reduction of 528 officers
Assuming $70K salary and benefits, we could afford 1,971 social workers, teachers, healers, or counselors