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Rising Crime: Biden Urges Local Leaders To Use Unspent Covid Relief To Hire More Police

Rising Crime: Biden Urges Local Leaders To Use Unspent Covid Relief To Hire More Police
President Biden comes under pressure to do more about rising crime rates. Biden urges cities and states to use unspent Covid relief money to pay for crime prevention programs and hire more officers. The White House says at least $10 million has been dedicated toward programs like mental health services, but leaders say there are other key factors contributing to increased crime. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, TODAY.com, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, and the existing apps and digital extensions of these respective properties. We deliver the best in breaking news, live video coverage, original journalism and segments from your favorite NBC News Shows. Connect with NBC News Online! NBC News App: https://smart.link/5d0cd9df61b80 Breaking News Alerts: https://link.nbcnews.com/join/5cj/breaking-news-signup?cid=sm_npd_nn_yt_bn-clip_190621 Visit NBCNews.Com: http://nbcnews.to/ReadNBC Find NBC News on Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/LikeNBC Follow NBC News on Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/FollowNBC #NBCNews #Biden #Police