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New Northern California Police Accountability Project Seeking Support
by Police Files
Monday Jul 15th, 2019 12:26 PM
We need a centralized archive for information on law enforcement violence and corruption across Northern California, but no such resource currently exists. With your help, we can have a working version within a matter of months. Share this and donate to make it happen!
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Funds are being raised to build a new public-facing police accountability database. The title for the project is straightforward: Police Files. Not only will it be built to include information on police misconduct from the streets to the jails, but to document the role others such as district attorneys play in fostering the current environment of law enforcement impunity.

The Police Files database will make police-related records available to everyone, increasing transparency and leading toward an environment of greater accountability. It will be a valuable tool for journalists, civil rights attorneys, police accountability organizations, activists, and the general public. Solid models already exist which cover distinct aspects of police accountability in a few areas across the country, as well as national ones on police killings, but there's nothing as comprehensive as what's proposed here.

The more facts and patterns that are brought to light, the harder it becomes for police to act with impunity.

Please, donate now! Donations of every size are appreciated and help push the project toward realization.

https://www.gofundme.com/police-files


Share widely and tell a friend.

Let's go big and make this happen! It's about time.


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Endorsements:

Coalition for Police Accountability
Justice Teams Network
Anti Police-Terror Project
Dan Siegel, Oakland civil rights attorney
— San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center (Indybay)


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