|"We are more than moving targets!"|
"We demand justice for Trayvon Martin!"
|STOLEN LIVES: Killed by Police / Chicago 2007-11|
|"Justice for Trayvon Martin! Jail Zimmerman Now!"|
|"I am Trayvon Martin! We want justice NOW!"|
"Black, hoodie, skittles, iced tea: Please Don't Shoot ME George!"
|"Your son is our son"|
On January 1, 2012, Chicagoans protests the shooting of Michael Pleasance.
(See Police Violence in Chicago )
Then I remembered my Chicago vocabulary lesson.
(See Chicago Vocabulary Lesson: "Overcharging" and "Undercharging" )
A campaign exists to bring about a democratically-elected Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC) in Chicago. The campaign would involve the people in electing the watchers of the police, and put the ultimate control of (and responsibility for) the police in the hands of the citizens of Chicago.
(See Does a Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC) need to be part of a "new plan of Chicago"? )