About This Guide

Looking for ways to push for reform of policing practices while still staying at home??

When local police departments were first created in the mid-1800s, the justification for keeping them under local control was that citizens could hold the police agency accountable. The theory was that citizens could have input on the operations of the police agency through their local officials.

This guide is meant to help Americans of all ages understand how to pressure law enforcement officials to reform the ways in which they engage with Americans through the use of the political process.

(This is a work in progress and this website will be updated periodically. @ me on Twitter if you have suggestions [@el_sabawi])