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Police Reform is Possible – And Crucial

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by Carol Denney. Originally published in the Berkeley Daily Planet

Now and then you go to a city meeting and walk out afterward thanking your stars you were there. It doesn’t happen often, but it happens; crucial information presented clearly, well-informed speakers treating the crowd and each other with respect, interested, well-informed attendees making powerful observations and asking powerful questions. And a clear map toward a more just world.  Continue reading Police Reform is Possible – And Crucial

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And It’s Back: Bulletproof Warrior Bay Area

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The killer cop trainings from Calibre, recently featured in the police militarization documentary Do Not Resist, came back to the Bay Area, only months after Santa Clara sheriff Laurie Smith removed the Santa Clara Sheriff’s Department from hosting a Calibre seminar after it hit the evening news.

The Calibre trainings, (one famous graduate is Jeronimo Yanez, the St Paul police officer who murdered Philando Castile live on Facebook last year), happened in February in Santa Rosa and Sacramento.

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