Archive for September, 2014

Sign the petition to Kamala Harris: Appoint a Special Prosecutor to investigate and prosecute law enforcement use of force

Monday, September 29th, 2014

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Kamala Harris: Appoint a Special Prosecutor to investigate and prosecute law enforcement use of force.

Sign The Petition Here

On Monday, August 12th, 2014 another UNARMED youth of color – Ezell Ford – was killed by police on the streets of Los Angeles. Sign this petition and demand that California’s State Attorney General appoint a Special Prosecutor to investigate police use of force in our state.

We are calling on State Attorney General Kamala Harris to protect the youth of California by appointing a Special Prosecutor to investigate and prosecute law enforcement use of force. Police departments do not effectively investigate and discipline their own officers; and it is equally evident that County Prosecutors rarely investigate or prosecute officers when they rely on local law enforcement to prosecute all their other cases. For fairness and justice to be achieved, it is essential that we have independent investigation and prosecution of law enforcement from the state agency authorized to monitor all county prosecutors. We will also send this petition to US Attorney General Eric Holder to urge action by the federal Department of Justice in defense of our civil and human rights.

Ezell was a victim of the constant stops and …