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  • Campaign Zero Wins Two Top Awards at 2nd Annual Anthem Awards

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    Campaign Zero is thrilled to announce two of our campaigns have been honored at the 2nd Annual Anthem Awards.  Our Raise The Threshold and End All No Knocks advocacy campaigns were honored with the Gold Anthem and Silver Anthem, respectively, in the Non-Profit Campaign category.  Raise The Threshold is an effort devoted to ending low threshold…

  • No-knock raids have led to fatal encounters and small drug seizures – The Washington Post

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    From The Washington Post Police carrying out 21 no-knock warrants have killed at least 22 people across the country since 2015, according to a review of The Post’s database of fatal shootings by police and hundreds of court records. In one case, an officer was also killed.

  • Law Enforcement use of No Knocks have been rising since the 1980s


    Dr. Pete Kraska highlights in his research that dynamic entries have been consistently rising since the 1980s. The analysis “examines the foundational role that CJ economic forces assert in driving state violence, and the threat thereof, particularly as it relates to police militarization.”

  • War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing


    Report: Across the country, heavily armed Special Weapons
    and Tactics (SWAT) teams are forcing their way into
    people’s homes in the middle of the night, often deploying
    explosive devices such as flashbang grenades to temporarily
    blind and deafen residents, simply to serve a search warrant
    on the suspicion that someone may be in possession of
    a small amount of drugs. Neighborhoods are not war
    zones, and our police officers should not be treating us
    like wartime enemies. However, the ACLU encountered
    this type of story over and over when studying the
    militarization of state and local law enforcement agencies.

We can live in a world beyond policing.

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