July 30, 2014

2011 Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Annual Report

The Councilman Burgess legislation, originally called the “Jordan Miles Public Safety Legislation”, resulted in police reporting about stop and frisks for the first time in their 2011 report.

Robinson challenges DA… Proposes County Police Review Board

Christian Morrow, Pittsburgh New Courier—Spurred by Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala’s lack of action in charging the three Pittsburgh officers accused of beating CAPA student Jordan Miles more than a year ago, District 10 County Councilman William Robinson has proposed legislating the creation of a countywide civilian review board. But before he does that, […]

Rally held in Shadyside decrying racial profiling

Joe Smydo/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Jordan Miles’ mother today offered sympathy to the family of Trayvon Martin and drew parallels between her son’s case and the Florida teen’s, saying both black males were racially profiled while “walking down the street, minding their own business.” “They were unfairly profiled and assumed to be up to no good,” Terez Miles […]

Sat, April 21st: Rally for Justice for Jordan Miles and Trayvon Martin!

20120421-Jordan-Miles-Rally-flyer

Facebook Event Page https://www.facebook.com/events/276310195782311/ Download the flyer as a PDF file 20120421-Jordan-Miles-Rally-flyer.pdf

Video: Seeking Justice for Jordan on MLK Day

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WTAE: Another Call For Charges On Cops Who Beat Jordan Miles

March To Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office Planned WTAE—Two years after the violent arrest of then-high school senior Jordan Miles, a march to the Allegheny County Courthouse will be held today by groups who want action against the Pittsburgh police officers who put him in the hospital.

KDKA: Occupy Pittsburgh To Rally In Support Of Jordan Miles

KDKA—The Occupy Pittsburgh movement is taking up a different cause today. The group, along with members of the Alliance for Police Accountability, plan to stage a march and protest this afternoon.

Another Call For Charges On Cops Who Beat Jordan Miles

March To Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office Planned WTAE—Two years after the violent arrest of then-high school senior Jordan Miles, a march to the Allegheny County Courthouse will be held today by groups who want action against the Pittsburgh police officers who put him in the hospital.

Secret Whisper “Write-In Jordan Miles For District Attorney” Campaign

Start spreading the news to the people… Go to the polls and vote…but when you get to where the District Attorney candidates are listed on the ballot, instead of voting for Zappalla—who is always unopposed and who refuses to investigate the police beating of Jordan Miles—write in Jordan Miles! Send a message to the city […]

SAT OCT 22ND 2011: RALLY FOR JUSTICE FOR JORDAN MILES ON THE 16TH NATIONAL DAY AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY

Peace All, Please join the Alliance for Police Accountability on the 16th National Day Against Police Brutality as we demand D.A. Zappala stop prolonging justice. It has been almost two years since Jordan Miles suffered the horrific and brutal beating at the hands of three of our very own Pittsburgh police officers. We have been […]

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: City police must divulge more details about cases

Council measure stems from teen’s 2010 encounter Joe Smydo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—After 18 months of debate, including one meeting at which the police union president performed a pat-down on the city’s top legislator, Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill requiring the police department to share more information about stop-and-frisk encounters and other hot-button […]

POSTPONED: Sat, July 23rd: “Joshua” March around the Courthouse with Churches

NOTE: The July 23rd rally has been postponed due to a high Heat Index and a large amount of elderly and young participants. Download the flyer here: http://justiceforjordanmiles.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/20110723-APA-Joshua-Churches.jpg Please join the Alliance for Police Accountability and several religious congregations as we symbolically tear down the walls of injustice and demand justice for Jordan Miles: Saturday, […]

MUSIC VIDEO: “Jordan Miles” by Jasiri X

JORDAN MILES: Jasiri X Addresses Pittsburgh’s Latest Episode of Police Brutality

Video: Bret Grote speaks at Justice for Jordan Miles rally, Pittsburgh, 25 June 2011

Video: Renee Wilson speaks at a Justice for Jordan Miles rally at Freedom Corner

Video: Paradise Gray speaks at Justice for Jordan Miles rally about today’s Poplawski trial

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Council delays action on ‘stop-and-frisk’ bill

Joe Smydo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Pittsburgh City Council, the city police department and community activists will have the next month to find common ground on a controversial police accountability bill that would require officers to file a report on every “stop-and-frisk” encounter with a pedestrian.

WTAE: NAACP Says DA Promises To Review Jordan Miles

NAACP Meets With Allegheny County D.A. To Talk About Teen’s Beating By Police Representatives from the national and local chapters of the NAACP met with Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala on Tuesday to discuss the Jordan Miles case.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: NAACP officials meet, ask DA to prosecute 3 officers in Miles case

Torsten Ove, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Officials of the national and local NAACP met yesterday with Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. to ask him to prosecute three Pittsburgh police officers in the Jan. 12, 2010, beating of Jordan Miles in Homewood.

KDKA Video: NAACP Meets With DA On Jordan Miles Case

Representatives of the NAACP and other community groups met with district attorney Stephen Zappala about charges in the Jordan Miles case.