Transforming Police Culture

Transforming Police Culture – STL Presentation

The Coalition Against Police Crimes and Repression (CAPCR)  has created a resource entitled “Transforming Police Culture — STL” which addresses issues regarding: militarization, surveillance, systemic racism, accountability, transforming the police mission, and community policing.

Presentation Here

If you would like CAPCR to present to your neighborhood group, church group or social justice organization, please contact us at 314-332-1262.

 

Former Austin Police Cadets Say Academy Trained Them to be Hostile Toward the Public

4-27-18 — “Several former cadets at the Austin police training academy notified the city through a formal letter about the brutal and violent nature of the training they received to become police officers as the 137th Cadet Class for the Austin Police Department.”

“One instructor told cadets they needed to achieve a ‘winning warrior mentality’ by choosing some person in their daily lives – preferably not a child or older woman – and visualize themselves ‘shooting that person in the face.’”