The Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative (SNaPCo) is a black trans- and queer- led collaborative that builds the power of the people to wage and win campaigns that force systematic divestment from the prison industrial complex and investment in resources and services their communities need to thrive. This mission is grounded in their commitment toward ending…
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The Marsha P. Johnson Institute (MPJI) protects and defends the human rights of Black transgender people. They do this by organizing, advocating, creating an intentional community to heal, developing transformative leadership, and promoting our collective power.
Over 1,000 people are killed by police every year in America. Campaign Zero is calling on local, state, and federal lawmakers to take immediate action to adopt data-driven policy solutions to end this violence and hold police accountable. We can live in a world where the police don’t kill people by limiting police interventions, improving…
Mapping Police Violence is a research collaborative collecting comprehensive data on police killings nationwide in the United States to quantify the impact of police violence in communities.
The ACLU Mobile Justice smartphone app was created to empower individuals to hold law enforcement agencies accountable for their actions. This app has four main features which allow citizens to personally record police officer interactions, alert nearby users when stopped by police, transmit incident reports directly to the ACLU, and learn what rights citizens have when stopped by law enforcement officers.
“Stop and Frisk Watch” is a free and innovative smart phone application that empowers New Yorkers to monitor police activity and hold the NYPD accountable for unlawful stop-and-frisk encounters and other police misconduct.
This 80-page report documents 28 cases of police abuse against members of the public since the start of 2007, and examines official investigations of police conduct in those instances. The cases include fatal and non-fatal shootings by the police; ill-treatment and excessive use of force by police against demonstrators; and ill-treatment during or following identity checks. Those who file complaints against the police often find themselves put on trial for having “forcibly resisted” the police.