How to End Broken Windows Policing Now

Speaking Truth to Power

"Broken Windows" theory purports to prevent serious crimes by aggressively going after minor, petty violations (like a broken window) as a way to deter more serious offenses -- despite no criminology research to prove declines in crime rates. In practice, Broken Windows encourages police to harass, racially profile, entrap, and punitively arrest citizens in low-income Black and Latino communities. In this video captured on a phone, cops attack a student on her way to school.

Brooklyn Town Hall

Sunset Park Demands Answers from Elected Officials - Minus the Campaign Spin

El Grito de Sunset Park and the Coalition co-sponsored a Town Hall in Sunset Park, Brooklyn to openly ask local politicians how they plan to stop Broken Windows police abuses. People from the community placed Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez and Public Advocate Letitia James on the hot seat and challenged them. 


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Police Accountablility

WHO WE ARE

A Coalition of grassroots community groups across New York City
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IN THE NEWS

Raising awareness of police accountability in the media
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WHAT IS BROKEN WINDOWS?

A debunked theory on petty crime enforcement
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fighting Injustice

OUR DEMANDS

Demilitarize our neighborhoods and reinvest in the community
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TAKING ACTION

Documenting police brutality and organizing people's protests for justice
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Performers, artists, poets, filmmakers, and musicians call to End Broken Windows
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