The 2nd International Copwatch Conference will take place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on July 22, 23 and 24 of 2011.
The conference will include sessions of panel discussions, workshops, and video screenings that focus on particular aspects of policing. Some topics to be included are policing in the context of colonialism; policing and immigration; policing as a gendered and racialized practice; the fluidity of defining crime and criminality; keeping the police accountable; community alternatives to policing and practice of restorative justice models, and a range of other topics.
On Jan 1st two years ago, Oscar Grant was Murdered at the Fruitvale Bart Station by the BART police. The "Oscar Grant Committee To Stop Police Brutality and State Repression" will be joining with the Families of both Oscar Grant and Derrick Jones, as well as others, to commemorate their slain loved ones and Demand Justice and an END TO POLICE TERROR.
Make a New Years resolution to stand up to racism and unjustified police
shootings and brutality. Join us and make a difference!
Presentation On The Inglewood, California Police Beating of Donovan Jackson-Chavis by Michael Zinzun, Coalition Against Police Abuse, July 13, 2002
On Saturday, July 6, 2002, shortly after Donovan Jackson-Chavis was beaten by the Inglewood P.D., his father Coby Chavis and his cousin, Taliba Shakir, a woman who had been a member of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in L.A., called CAPA. What is CAPA?
Community Responds to U.S. Systemic Racism as Evidenced by the MURDER of Oscar Grant, then Reinforced by the Mehserle Verdict