In Ferguson and Independence, Police Accountability Advocates Having Impact

From DeAnn Smith and Nathan Vickers of KCTV5.com on September 21, 2014:

Rally seeks more police accountability

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Related Content at CopBlock.org: Tim Reynolds, Independence, Mo. Police Employee, Puts Teen in ICU

Connect with Toni Bones / Mo/Ks Cop Block: Bambuser / Facebook / YouTube / mokscopblock@gmail.com

 

 

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From Grant Bissell of KSDA.com on September 22, 2014:

We Copwatch train Ferguson residents on body cameras

Related Content at CopBlock.org: Posts and Videos tagged “Ferguson”

Connect with Jacob Crawford / We Copwatch: http://WeCopatch.org / http://facebook.com/WeCopwatch / http://twitter.com/WeCopwatch / http://Youtube.com/WeCopwatch

In Ferguson and want to connect or to share video captured with the Canfield Copwatch group? Call: 314-384-2297

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Jacob Crawford, support his efforts via WeCopwatch.org or by getting some WeCopwatch threads at CopBlock.org/Store

Pointers from We Copwatch for observing and recording police:

  • Write down officer name, badge number, and car license number
  • Write down time, place, and date of incident
  • Get names of witnesses and how to contact them
  • Photograph and or record incident
  • Be polite
  • Remain visible Don’t use flash cameras or video lighting
  • Walk in pairs
  • Maintain principles of non-violence
  • Be a witness
  • Demonstrate citizen monitoring of police for others
  • Educate the public about police conduct

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Pete Eyre

Pete Eyre is co-founder of CopBlock.org. As an advocate of peaceful, consensual interactions, he seeks to inject a message of complete liberty and self-government into the conversation of police accountability. Eyre went to undergrad and grad school for law enforcement, then spent time in DC as an intern at the Cato Institute, a Koch Fellow at the Drug Policy Alliance, Directer of Campus Outreach at the Institute for Humane Studies, Crasher-in-Chief at Bureaucrash, and as a contractor for the Future of Freedom Foundation. In 2009 he left the belly of the beast and hit the road with Motorhome Diaries and later co-founded Liberty On Tour. He spent time in New Hampshire home, and was involved with Free Keene, the Free State Project and The Daily Decrypt.