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Black Lives Matter 5280 135-Hour Sit-in for 135 Lives Lost

Denver, CO – Since the murders of Alton Sterling on July 5th, 2016 and of Philando Castile on July 6th, 2016 at the hands of police officers, protests and rallies have erupted all across the United States. In Denver, CO, the local organization Black Lives…

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Minneapolis Pushes to Adopt Insurance Amendment for Police

Minneapolis, MN – On June 2nd, 2016, concerned citizens with the Committee for Professional Policing formally delivered a large stack of ballot petitions to the City Clerk at the Minneapolis City Hall. After six years, and countless volunteer hours, 12,000 locally gathered signatures are now…

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Grand Jury Announces No Indictment in Michael Kirvelay Case

Columbia Heights, MN – On May 6th, 2016, a federal grand jury decided to not prosecute two Columbia Heights police officers with unlawfully killing Michael Kirvelay.

The shooting occurred on the evening of November 24th, 2015, at the workplace of Michael’s sister, Jamie Castilla. As…

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Denver Cop Jeff Motz Who Killed Dion Damon Has History of Violence

Denver Police Technician Jeffrey Motz was identified in a police press conference as having shot unarmed Dion Avila Damon seven times through the windshield of a car on Tuesday, April 12. While most media coverage in Denver focused on Dion’s alleged criminal history, no reports…