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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Jordan Miles case not defining moment for Civil Rights Section, says U.S. Attorney Hickton
‘I hope our civil rights effort will not be judged by one case’ Rich Lord, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—A year ago last week, the region’s new top federal prosecutor tasked a team of five attorneys with pursuing civil rights violations.
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 [...]
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, [...]
Bill 2010-0234 WILL IMPROVE COMMUNITY-POLICE RELATIONS Support the ‘Police Reporting and Accountability Bill’ #2010-0234 Attend the June 22nd City Council Standing Committee Meeting [City County Building - 414 Grant Street - @ 10am]! Councilman Burgess will be reintroducing the Bill 2010-0234. City residents may make a public comment up to 3 minutes in length. Sign [...]
Paula Reed Ward, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—The Alliance for Police Accountability delivered more than 1,000 signatures to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office this morning, again urging that criminal charges be filed against the three city police officers involved in the beating of Jordan Miles.
WPXI—Members of the Alliance for Police Accountability rallied outside Pittsburgh police headquarters on the north side Saturday.
Nigel Parry for Pittsburgh Indymedia—Raw Flipcam footage from the second emergency protest for Justice for Jordan Miles, called by the Alliance for Police Accountability. The footage (released as Creative Commons-Non-Commercial-Attribution) was shot near and in front of Police Headquarters in the Northside of Pittsburgh, on May 14th, 2011, from just after 1pm onwards.
Tony LaRussa, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—The head of the Pittsburgh chapter of the NAACP yesterday said the organization is unified with other black organizations that are calling for the firing and prosecution of three Pittsburgh police officers they say beat a Homewood teenager. “The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is outraged over news of [...]
Download a PDF version of the flyer (200K) Join Us In These Crucial Protests to Demand: Fire the three officers! Prosecute Richard Ewing, David Sisak, and Michael Saldutte! Release the OMI internal report on the beating to the public! Sat, May 14, 1pm – Police Headquarters in the Northside, 1203 Western [...]