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Be There: More4Mann on Mon August 27. Courtroom 2 William Nakamura US Courthouse 1051 6th Ave Seattle

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MLK DAY 2017

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From: Capitol Hill Seattle

Official crowd estimates for events like the annual Seattle MLK Day march are hard to come by but organizers said Monday the 2017 gathering might have been the largest in the 35-year history of the event.

You could also measure the crowd by the CHS video — four and a half minutes to walk from the start of the procession to the SPD contingent bringing up the rear. The marchers passed from Garfield High School to E Union then E Madison and onto the Federal Building downtown.

You can learn more about the history of the event and the day of workshops at Garfield High School that accompany it at mlkseattle.org

Write to Josh Williams!

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Write to Josh Williams!

By Anti-State STL on 2015/12/16

josh williams 2Josh was transferred today to the Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Bonne Terre, Missouri. He will be held there for an undetermined amount of time before being transferred to a more long term facility.

Josh has expressed that he would like to receive letters, so please take a moment to drop him a line to help him remember he’s not alone and to help him acclimate to his new surroundings.

If you would like to donate to Josh’s commissary, please write to him and ask him to send you a deposit slip to send checks or money orders, or make an account at Access Corrections to send money electronically.

Write to Josh:

Josh Williams #1292002
E.R.D.C.C.
2727 Highway K
Bonne Terre, MO 63628

*As always, please remember that all incoming letters are read by prison staff. Never write to anyone in prison about anything illegal or potentially incriminating.

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Seattle Police Community Survey Findings

76487 A counter-protester is arrested by the Seattle Police Department after "March for America" downtown on Saturday with the Minutemen and the John Birch Society participating, Aug. 18, 2007. Protests were planned to coincide with the third SPP summit in Quebec, Canada where President Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Harper and Mexican President Calderon will be meeting to further their open borders and "North American" integration agendas. During the protest, some counter-protesters threw water balloons at the "March for America" demonstration and attempted to cross the street to their side. The police through force and pepper spray repelled the counter-protesters. When the counter-protesters who threw water balloons finally left the demonstration, they were followed by police around the corner were at least one was arrested. 081807
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A counter-protester is arrested by the Seattle Police Department after “March for America” downtown on Saturday with the Minutemen and the John Birch Society participating, Aug. 18, 2007. Protests were planned to coincide with the third SPP summit in Quebec, Canada where President Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Harper and Mexican President Calderon will be meeting to further their open borders and “North American” integration agendas. During the protest, some counter-protesters threw water balloons at the “March for America” demonstration and attempted to cross the street to their side. The police through force and pepper spray repelled the counter-protesters. When the counter-protesters who threw water balloons finally left the demonstration, they were followed by police around the corner were at least one was arrested.
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This research was commissioned by the federal monitoring team to assess community
perceptions of the Seattle police, gauge the prevalence of community interactions with the
police, and understand the nature of those interactions. This is the second survey of its kind
commissioned by the monitoring team, and it follows a similar survey conducted in August 2013
that asked many of the same questions to a similar audience.

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City Poised to Crack Down on Ex-Cops for Hire

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City Poised to Crack Down on Ex-Cops for Hire
By Seattle Weekly Casey Jaywork Thu., Aug 20 2015 at 09:49AM

In Seattle, retired cops can get special permission to keep on carrying their badges with the full force of law. The problem: since they’re not city employees, they’re not subject to regular discipline—they exist in a legal no-man’s-land, like Guantanamo Bay or medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Gangs of the State: Police and the Hierarchy of Violence

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Gangs of the State: Police and the Hierarchy of Violence

Police can only be abolished by a movement which has correctly identified and been equipped with the tools to dismantle the hierarchy of violence.

View on http://www.truth-out.org

Americans Killed by Cops Now Outnumber Americans Killed in Iraq War

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The increase in police brutality in this country is a frightening reality. In the last decade alone the number of people murdered by police has reached 5,000. The number of soldiers killed since the inception of the Iraq war, 4489.

What went wrong? In the 1970’s SWAT teams were estimated to be used just a few hundred times per year, now we are looking at over 40,000 military style “knock and announce” police raids a year.

Read more at http://thefreethoughtproject.com/americans-killed-cops-outnumber-americans-killed-iraq-war/#WbhDdZIM9YbTmRXb.99

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