Saturday May 26, 2018
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BY Michael Sampson | Jacksonville, FL | 5/10/18
The “Protect and Serve Act” is new federal legislation introduced this week that looks to strengthen the Trump era mandate for a stronger police state.
BY Jared Hamil | Los Angeles, CA | 5/06/18
On May 1, International Worker’s Day was marked in LA’s Eastside Boyle Heights. Boyle Heights is a historically Chicano/Latino neighborhood. In the past five years the neighborhood has seen an upsurge in police killings and an influx of charter schools trying to move in and poach students from public schools.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 4/30/18
Shouts of “Stand up! Fight back!” echoed off the buildings of downtown Salt Lake City April 28 as more than 40 people gathered to celebrate working-class victories on May Day.
BY staff | West Valley City, UT | 4/26/18
Elijah Smith was desperately trying to put his right arm in the air in order to comply with police orders when a still-unnamed officer fired the shots that took his life.
BY staff | West Valley City, UT | 4/10/18
In the third recent act of brutality by the West Valley City Police Department, on April 8, officers killed Elijah James Smith, a young Black man who was fleeing for his life.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/09/18
Tyrone Williams, a leader in the fight for community control of the police in Chicago, was arrested yesterday by the judge in the murder trial of Jason Van Dyke. Van Dyke committed the heinous murder of Laquan McDonald in 2014.
BY Marisol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 2/19/18
Over 50 angry people protested in front of the Los Angeles Police Department Boyle Heights Hollenbeck police station, Feb. 17.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/08/17
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) has been organizing against police crimes for decades.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 9/05/17
On Sept. 4, Labor Day, a few dozen members of the Jacksonville Community Action Committee as well as family members of Keegan Roberts gathered on the steps of City Hall for a press conference to demand the Jacksonville City Council vote no on a new city budget that would add 100 new cops to Jacksonville Sheriff's Office (JSO). They also demanded police accountability and community control of the police.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 9/03/17
Some 150 people gathered in front of Salt Lake City’s public safety building to call for the immediate firing of Salt Lake City Police Department’s Jeff Payne, the cop who assaulted and arrested nurse Alex Wubbles.
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