Alan Ostergren is a Contributing Scholar to TEF Iowa, a public policy think tank. Alan is also President of Kirkwood Institute, a non-profit, strategic litigation law firm in West Des Moines, Iowa, as well as an attorney in private practice. Previously he served as County Attorney for Muscatine County, Iowa
Ostergren: Defunding the Police Will Lead to Bad Outcomes
Alan Ostergren: We can’t understand the whole story by simply shifting funds from law enforcement to social services. There will be unintended costs.