To learn more about the broader goal to abolish police, and how to talk to the people you know about the issue, see our guide on relational organizing for abolition.
- A diverse coalition of DC community groups endorses this roadmap: a list of concrete demands that our political leadership defund the police and invest in our community.
- An archive of police violence and abuses of power by MPD and other DMV-area police agencies.
Alternatives to Policing
- Don’t Call the Police Washington, D.C.: What you can do instead
- [Video] MTV Decoded: How to defund the police
- [Video] Newsy: ‘Defund the Police’ Experiment Underway in Austin, Texas
- NHPR: How Policing Works in the Suburbs
- MEL Magazine: The Case for Defunding Police Is in Our Affluent White Suburbs
- Instead of Prisons: A Handbook for Abolitionists
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