Redefining nonviolent arrestable offenses #FreedomCities

Via The Austin Chronicle | Chase Hoffberger Austin Police Assistant Chief Troy Gay spoke Wed­nesday about the department’s implementation of a few updated policies in accordance with the Freedom Cities resolution that City Council passed in June. Essentially, the changes – effective today, Nov. 1 – curtail the discretion responding officers will have to decide…

#WeKeepUsSafe 2018: A Week of Action to Reimagine Safety and Justice for Our Communities

Since Trump’s election, we have witnessed ongoing attacks on our humanity, targeting the country’s most vulnerable communities–immigrants, women, the poor, queer and trans people, Muslims, and Black people. Around the country, states are consolidating power by attacking public education, increasing police budgets and ICE enforcement, while the federal government repeals…
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