Campaign Under Way!

On Oct. 22, the National Day Against Police Brutality, CAPCR launched it’s Campaign to Re-Invest in Public Safety. ‘Arrest & Incarcerate’ is a failed model. CAPCR is lobbying the Board of Alders to address the root causes of crime. This can be accomplished by re-allocating public safety monies away from policing and towards programs that reduce violence and provide real pub...
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CAPCR Blasts O’Toole For Discrimination Suit

After losing out in the public search for a Police Chief, Laurence O'Toole had the nerve to sue the city. This, after he disgraced himself in the handling of the Jason Stockley protests, resulting in a federal court injunction and and FBI investigation. Read CAPCR's response to this absurdity. For our press release, go to http://capcr-stl.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/CAPCR...
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Subpoena Power, But More Needed

Establishing a Civilian Oversight Board (COB) was a huge undertaking, but it only takes us half way there. Subpoena power is another step... but the #COB needs community vigilance to ensure it does the job intended and doesn’t sink into another status-quo bureaucracy. The COB needs to: - Undergo #ACLU ‘Know Your Rights’ & implicit bias trainings - Fulfill its mandate t...
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#FireRoorda

July 29, 2016--Hats off to the Anti-Racist Collective (ARC) from The Coalition Against Police Crimes and Repression. We support your campaign to remove Jeff Roorda from his position as business manager of the St. Louis Police Officers’ Association (SLPOA). His divisive rants in the media only set back the cause of achieving racial justice in this country. As long as the SLPOA ...
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