Police protect property, not people

What the history of American justice can tell us today.

May 30, 2020, protesters face off with Military Police in Washington DC, Lafayette Square. Courtesy of Creative Commons.
May 29, 2020, protesters gather in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Phil Roeder.

A Brief History of Policing in America

1884 etching by William T. Alexander.
October 22, 2011, anti corporate personhood sign at occupy Rochester Rally. Photo by Fibonacci Blue.
October 25 1884, Frank Leslie’s illustration of Pinkertons breaking up the Hocking Valley worker strike.

What This Means for Justice Reform Today

May 28, 2020, Minneapolis Minnesota, A man poses in front of an empty burning business. Photo by Lorie Shaull.

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