Tag: police violence
Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.
"The option to use active-duty forces in a law enforcement role should only be used as a matter of last resort, and only in the most urgent and dire of situations—we are not in one of those situations now."
"This happens time and time again.”
“The cycle of police brutality sparking unrest, and that unrest being met by the militarized police is increasingly familiar in modern American society.”
Redistribution by another name...
To achieve the changes we need, people must stay in the streets and connect the problems we face to the demand for systemic changes.
“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”
Thousands take to the streets of Minneapolis to protest against the police killing of George Floyd.
“Ahmaud was killed three days before the anniversary of the 2012 killing of Trayvon Martin. Both incidents are a reminder that white supremacy has been a foundation for our country and leads repeatedly to the targeting and harming people of color, particularly African Americans.”