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Petitioning Brian Moore, Chief of Staff and 6 others

Take a Stand Against "Jump-Out" Squads in Washington, D.C.

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Supporters

The DCFerguson movement and the residents of Washington, D.C. demand that D.C. City Council immediately pass a resolution taking a stand against the use of "Jump-Out" squads, a racially biased form of policing. "Jump-Outs" are a paramilitary tactic in which unmarked police vehicles carry 3 or more officers not wearing the standard police uniform. Their objective is to stop and intimidate ordinary citizens into submitting to interrogation or an unwarranted search. This kind of militarized tactic that criminalizes entire communities and creates end-runs around our constitutional rights should stop immediately.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Brian Moore, Chief of Staff
  • Jeannette Mobley, Chief of Staff
  • Councilmember Jack Evans
  • Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie
  • Councilmemeber Anita Bonds
  • Councilmember Mary Cheh
  • Councilmember Phil Mendelson


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