Our Peace and Justice Action League community is united for a world with more justice and less violence. Will you raise your voice for a safer community and police accountability today?Â
Two weeks ago, 11 much-needed and hard-won police reform and police accountability policies went into effect in Washington state. Weâ€™re thankful to Rep. Riccelli, Rep. Ormsby, and Senator Billig for supporting these laws!Â
But, the Spokane Police Department and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office have responded unacceptably, stirring up public fear and uncertainty and saying they may no longer be fully responsive to certain emergencies– including 911 calls for domestic violence situations and mental health crises.Â
United with the Smart Justice Spokane coalition and Spokane Community Against Racismâ€™s Platform for Change coalition:Â
Will you make your voice heard as part of our community demand? Click the link below to send an email to the Attorney General, Criminal Justice Training Commission, Chief Meidl, Mayor Woodward, Sheriff Knezovich, Rep. Riccelli, Rep. Ormsby, and Senator Billig!
This is how we can push law enforcement to better serve our community and adhere to a higher standard of accountability.Â
To learn more about the laws, read and share our slide deck and watch SCAR, PJALS, and our Smart Justice Spokane partners’ press conference.Â