Sunday, January 15, 2012

2011-01-15 "Federalization of Oakland Police: It's Impact and Consequences for the Community"
6501 TELEGRAPH AVE. (Near 65th Ave.), OAKLAND
SUNDAY JANUARY 15th, 2-4pm
Presentation and Discussion Sponsored by Berkeley Copwatch [510-548-0425][]
It is possible that based on the history of Oakland Police misconduct, a federal judge might finally decide to put Oakland Police department under some type of federal supervision. The department will be back in court to answer to judge Felton Henderson this month. This could have dramatic impacts on the way our community experiences and has to deal with police. Learn about the history of the Consent Decree and other efforts to put OPD in check.
Presentation by James Chanin, one of the lawyers who sued the OPD in the Oakland Riders case and helped to write the Consent Decree that the OPD is supposed to be abiding by. Police accountability activists encouraged to attend this important strategy discussion.

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